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H.R. 997 (108th): English Language Unity Act of 2003

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To declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid mis-constructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution.

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Steve King

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2003
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Feb 27, 2003
 
Introduced

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H.R. 997 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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