H.Res. 1141: Honoring the accomplishments of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court

H.Res. 1141

Honoring the accomplishments of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court

Date
March 17, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1141 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) on March 4, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1141 would resolve that the House of Representatives honors the achievements and distinguished career of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and recognizes her impact as an American symbol of hard work and rugged individualism.

 

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as a United States Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger on September 25, 1981, commencing her 24 terms on the Supreme Court.