Rep. George Butterfield
Democrat • 1st District, North Carolina • 7th Term • Sworn In 2004
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 278 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 54 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 210 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 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.R.1537 - Advancing Hope Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 8 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.1642Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 6 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.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 10 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
H.R.1599 - Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015Referred to House Agriculture Mar 25, 2015 38 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. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015