Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 6th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 302 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 241 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 197 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 3 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 1 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 14 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 11 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 8 Views
Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3107: Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3107 Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 3202: Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3202 Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment ActAye (with party)July 28, 2014
H.R. 935: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 935 To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposesAye (against party)July 28, 2014