This portrait of Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt was unveiled in 2015. In his portrait, Spratt holds a piece of paper on which the letters B.B.A. are visible – the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. He considered its passage one of his greatest achievements of his 28 years in office.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “John McKee Spratt, Jr.,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2015/2015-096-000/ (June 26, 2022)
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