Del. Eleanor Norton
Democrat • District of Columbia • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 51 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 2 of 430) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 2 of 430)
- 518 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 3 of 437) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 286 of 437)
Eleanor Holmes Norton was born June 13, 1937 in Washington, D.C.. She attended Antioch College, Yale University (M.A. 1963) and Yale University Law School (L.L.B 1964).
Norton worked as a lawyer in private practice, then became a law clerk to Federal District Court Judge Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. She has served as an assistant legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, adjunct assistant professor at New York University Law School, executive assistant to the Mayor of New York, chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Chairwoman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a senior fellow of the Urban Institute, and a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.508Referred to the House Committee Mar 06, 2014 5 Views
Expressing support for designating October 6, 2014, through October 12, 2014, as "Naturopathic Medicine Week" to recognize the value of naturo...
H.R.4116Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 27, 2014 11 Views
To direct the Librarian of Congress to obtain a stained glass panel depicting the seal of the District of Columbia and install the panel among...
H.R.4055 - Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 11, 2014 5 Views
To establish the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.507 - Women's Economic Bill of Rights Resolution of 2014Referred to the House Committee Mar 06, 2014 5 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of a women's economic bill of rights.
H.R.4107 - REIN-IN ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 27, 2014 14 Views
To reduce the number of nuclear-armed submarines operated by the Navy, to prohibit the development of a new long-range penetrating bomber airc...
H.R.4109Referred to the House Committee Feb 27, 2014 22 Views
To require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 4853: Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act
On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 4853Aye (with party)December 16, 2010
H.R. 4785: Rural Energy Savings Program Act
On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 4785Abstain (against party)September 16, 2010
H.Res. 1571: Acknowledging and congratulating Miami Dade College on the occasion of its 50th anniversary of service to the students and residents of the State of Florida.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended: H RES 1571 Acknowledging and congratulating Miami Dade College on the occasion of its 50th anniversary of service to the students and residents of the State of FloridaAbstain (against party)September 14, 2010