Del. Eleanor Norton
Democrat • District of Columbia • 12th Term • Sworn In 1991
- 42 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 2 of 433) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 433)
- 434 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 4 of 436) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 247 of 436)
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.3500 - Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act of 2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Nov 14, 2013 4 Views
To provide for the compensation of Federal contractor employees that were place on unpaid leave as a result of the Federal Government shutdown...
H.R.3477 - Veterans Legal Support Act of 2013Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 18, 2013 4 Views
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide support to university law school programs that are designed to provide legal assista...
H.R.3343Received in the Senate Nov 19, 2013 3 Views
To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the rules regarding the determination of the compensation of the Chief Financial Of...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3573Referred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 3 Views
To ensure that the percentage increase in rates of basic pay for prevailing wage employees shall be equal to the percentage increase received ...
H.R.3591 - Minority Diabetes Initiative ActReferred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 18 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.
H.R.3560 - Universal RESPECT ActReferred to House Homeland Security Nov 20, 2013 15 Views
To mandate the basic educational, regulatory, and management actions necessary for the prevention of racial profiling practices by law enforce...
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