Sen. Richard Burr
Republican • North Carolina • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2005
- 29 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 52 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 35 of 100)
- 208 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 57 of 100) 6 Made Into Law (Ranks 9 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 3 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 2 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.2944 - No Social Security for Nazis ActRead twice and referred Nov 19, 2014 19 Views
A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide for the termination of social security benefits for individuals who participated in Nazi pe...
S.2930 - Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans ActRead twice and referred Nov 17, 2014 19 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of an evaluation of mental health c...
S.Res.577Resolution agreed to in Senate Nov 18, 2014 11 Views
A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate bui...
Recent Voting History
On the Cloture Motion PN1230: Leigh Martin May, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of GeorgiaAye (against party)November 12, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1552: Randolph D. Moss, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of ColumbiaNay (with party)November 12, 2014
H.J.Res. 124: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
On the Cloture Motion H.J.Res. 124Nay (against party)September 18, 2014