Establish English as official state language.

Amending Language

A bill to designate English as the official state language; to require the use of English in certain documents and at certain public meetings; and to provide the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials.


STATE, Symbol

Introduced On

January 18, 2017

Primary Sponsor

Barrett, Tom

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Bill History
1/18/2017Houseintroduced by Representative Tom Barrett
1/18/2017Houseread a first time
1/18/2017Housereferred to Committee on Government Operations
1/18/2017Housebill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017
1/24/2017Housebill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017
12/13/2017Housereported with recommendation without amendment
12/13/2017Housereferred to second reading
2/22/2018Houseread a second time
2/22/2018Housesubstitute H-1 adopted
2/22/2018Houseplaced on third reading
2/22/2018Houseplaced on immediate passage
2/22/2018Houseread a third time
2/22/2018Housepassed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 95 Yeas 62 Nays 46
House Introduced Bill
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As Passed by the House
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House Fiscal Agency Analysis
Summary As Introduced (6/19/2017) This document analyzes: HB4053
House Fiscal Agency Analysis
Summary as Reported From Committee (12/13/2017) This document analyzes: HB4053
06/20/17 - ACLU - Testimony
06/20/17 - House-Government Operations - Minutes
12/13/17 - House Government Operations - Minutes (committee minutes)
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