Key Votes

SCR 1035 - English as the Official Language - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. AN AMENDMENT MAY ALSO BE PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (21-9) - (Key vote)

Title: English as the Official Language

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters to establish English as the official language of Arizona.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that a representative of government may not communicate using a language other than English in official actions unless the recipient requests communication or translation relating to a specific official action (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the request of the recipient does not require the government to use the requested language (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: English as the Official Language

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