H.J.Res. 16 (107th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States establishing English as the official language of the United States.

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Doolittle

Representative for California's 4th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2001
Length: 2 pages

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History

Feb 13, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 21 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 1999

H.J.Res. 17 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 2007

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