|Committee||Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Date||March 24, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
S. 520 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) on March 3, 2009. The Senate passed the bill by unanimous consent on the same day.
S. 520 designate the United States Courthouse under construction at 327 South Church Street, Rockford, Illinois, as the "Stanley J. Roszkowski United States Courthouse."
Stanley J. Roszkowski graduated from the University of Illinois in 1949, and obtained his law degree from the University of Illinois in 1954. Later, he worked in private practice at the law firm of Roskowski, Paddock, McGreevey & Johnson, located in Rockford, Illinois. Between 1977 and 1997, Roskowski served as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Judge Roskowski is a member of the Illinois, Florida, and American Bar Associations.