Sen. Richard Burr
Republican • North Carolina • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2005
- 29 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 50 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 31 of 100)
- 203 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 58 of 100) 5 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 2 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 2 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 5 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.2812Read twice and referred Sep 16, 2014 9 Views
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a simplified income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.
S.Res.539Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Sep 09, 2014 40 Views
A resolution relative to the death of James M. Jeffords, former United States Senator for the State of Vermont.
S.2720 - Route to Opportunity And Development Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jul 31, 2014 1 Views
A bill to amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway S...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1738: John R. Bass, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of TurkeyAye (with party)September 17, 2014
On the Nomination PN1931: Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019Nay (with party)September 16, 2014
On the Nomination PN1930: Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015Nay (with party)September 16, 2014