Del. Eleanor Norton
Democrat • District of Columbia • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 56 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 2 of 434) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 2 of 434)
- 570 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 3 of 438) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 277 of 438)
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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- House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
- Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements
- Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
- Highways and Transit
- Water Resources and Environment
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4417Referred to the Subcommittee Apr 09, 2014 15 Views
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resources study to determine the suitability and feasibility of entering into pub...
H.R.4337Referred to the House Committee Mar 27, 2014 3 Views
To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Pierre L'Enfant from the District of Columbia and to provide for the...
H.R.4295 - Protecting Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 26, 2014 6 Views
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to collect and maintain data on the number of sexual assaults that occur on...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4459 - Democracy Restoration Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Apr 10, 2014 31 Views
To secure the Federal voting rights of persons who have been released from incarceration.
H.R.4471 - Growth Zones Opportunity ActReferred to the House Committee Apr 10, 2014 8 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the tax incentives for empowerment zones and renewal communities.
H.R.4480 - Protecting Educational Loans for Underserved Students ActReferred to the House Committee Apr 10, 2014 23 Views
To amend adverse credit history determinations for purposes of Federal Direct PLUS Loan eligibility.
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