S.Res. 458 (109th): English Language Unity Statements resolution

May 01, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Lamar Alexander
Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated
May 08, 2006
3 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 793 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 02, 2006


This simple resolution was agreed to on May 8, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced May 01, 2006
Referred to Committee May 01, 2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 08, 2006
Full Title

A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.


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5/8/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.
Reaffirms that statements or songs that symbolize the unity of the Nation, including the National Anthem, the Oath of Allegiance sworn by new U.S. citizens, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States, should be recited or sung in English, the common language of the United States.

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