Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 6th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 287 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 251 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 192 of 438) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 438)
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.R.5323 - Medical Leave for Veterans Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 5 Views
To provide leave to certain new employees who are veterans with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of und...
H.J.Res.120Committee Consideration and Mark- Jul 30, 2014 2 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 5 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...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 17 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.R.5325 - American Manufacturing Workforce Act of 2014Referred to House Education and the Workforce Jul 31, 2014 3 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to meet the needs of the American manufacturing workforce, and for other ...
H.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 15 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014