Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 6th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 301 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 241 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 195 of 439) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 150 of 439)
Born April 27, 1947, Butterfield was educated at North Carolina Central University, receiving degrees in sociology and political science. He earned his Juris Doctor from the same university.
Before his election to Congress, Butterfield was an attorney and an elected judge on the North Carolina Superior Court (1989 to 2001). In 2001, he was appointed to the North Carolina Supreme Court. In 2002, Butterfield lost his seat on the Supreme Court and returned to the Superior Court via a special appointment and served until his retirement in May 2004. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.J.Res.120Referred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2014 4 Views
Approving the location of a memorial to commemorate the more than 5,000 slaves and free Black persons who fought for independence in the Ameri...
H.R.5142Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 11 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Jackson Street in Rich Square, North Carolina, as the "Chief...
H.R.4993Referred to the Subcommittee Jul 21, 2014 0 Views
To clarify the effect of State statutes of repose on the required commencement date for actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.684Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 6 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the lif...
H.Res.674Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 21 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sedentary lifestyles are a public health issue and supporting the designation of a N...
H.Res.671Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 16, 2014 10 Views
Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014