Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 7th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 0 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 352 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 33 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 222 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 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.1537Referred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 10 Views
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize a program of priority review to encourage treatments for rare pediatric disea...
H.R.1288 - World War II Merchant Mariner Service ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 19, 2015 1 Views
To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation when considering the application for veterans status of an ind...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 0 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
H.R.1642Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 1 Views
To designate the building utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the "Randy D. D...
H.R.1599Referred to House Agriculture Mar 25, 2015 17 Views
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to food produced from, containing, or consisting of a bioengineered organism, t...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAbstain (against party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015