To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 6, 1999
Length: 6 pages
Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 6, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 5, 1997
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 622 (105th).
Jan 6, 1999
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 16, 2001
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3333 (107th).
H.R. 50 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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