H.Res. 1470 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, July 20 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Charles Djou (R-HI) on June 23, 2010.
H.Res. 1470 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
- “Honors the life, achievements, and distinguished career of Chief Justice William S. Richardson;
- “Emphasizes that, among his judicial accomplishments, Chief Justice William S. Richardson changed the face of higher education in Hawaii by opening avenues for the Islands' most disadvantaged groups and by building a more equitable society for the people of Hawaii;
- “Recognizes the William S. Richardson School of Law, the educational institution that bears his name, as a significant part of the legacy of William S. Richardson.”