Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 6th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 290 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 254 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 190 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 2 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.120Message on Senate action sent Sep 11, 2014 7 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 0 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.R.5407 - Transparency in Policing Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Sep 08, 2014 13 Views
To direct the Attorney General to conduct a study on the cost of the purchase and use of body cameras by State and local law enforcement agenc...
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 9 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 0 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 ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5108: To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5108 To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.Abstain (against party)September 15, 2014
H.R. 5161: Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5161 E-LABEL ActAye (with party)September 11, 2014
H.R. 3522: Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013
On Passage: H R 3522 To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposesNay (with party)September 11, 2014