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Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
This bill was introduced on January 6, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 1999
Length: 6 pages
To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States.
1/6/1999--Introduced.Declaration of Official Language Act of 1999 - Declares English to be the official language of the U.S. Government. States that English is the preferred language of communication among U.S. ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 622 (105th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3333 (107th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 50”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1997
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 16, 2001
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 50 — 106th Congress: Declaration of Official Language Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr50
“H.R. 50 — 106th Congress: Declaration of Official Language Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr50>
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