Sen. Richard Burr
Republican • North Carolina • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2005
- 29 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 46 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 100)
- 196 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 54 of 100) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 12 of 100)
Burr was born November 30, 1955 and was eduated at Wake Forest University (B.A. 1978). He was a businessman in Winston-Salem prior to his political career.
Burr represented North Carolina's 5th Congressional the U. S. House of Representatives for five terms. He was first elected to Congress in 1994 as part of the "Gingrich Revolution", promising term limits. Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Finance
- Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
- Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
- Health Care
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Children and Families
- Primary Health and Aging
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.Res.503Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 16, 2014 17 Views
A resolution designating September 2014 as "National Child Awareness Month" to promote awareness of charities benefitting children and youth-s...
S.2369Read twice and referred May 21, 2014 1 Views
A bill to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to consider Brunswick County, North Carolina to be part of the same metr...
S.2272 - No Bonuses for Tax Cheats ActRead twice and referred Apr 30, 2014 4 Views
A bill to prohibit discretionary bonuses for employees of the Internal Revenue Service who have engaged in misconduct or who have delinquent t...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.519Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Jul 24, 2014 8 Views
A resolution designating August 16, 2014, as "National Airborne Day".
S.Res.521Referred to the Committee Jul 24, 2014 6 Views
A resolution designating July 26, 2014, as "United States Intelligence Professionals Day".
S.Res.506Referred to the Committee Jul 17, 2014 14 Views
A resolution recognizing the patriotism and contributions of auxiliaries of veterans service organizations.
Recent Voting History
On the Cloture Motion PN1696: Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth CircuitAbstain (against party)July 24, 2014
S. 2569: Bring Jobs Home Act
On the Cloture Motion S. 2569Aye (with party)July 23, 2014
On the Nomination PN1516: John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of LouisianaAye (with party)July 22, 2014