H.R. 997 (113th): English Language Unity Act of 2013

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Steve King

Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 6, 2013
 
Introduced

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