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S 1172 - English as the Official Language - Key Vote

Idaho Key Votes

Raúl Labrador voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Raúl Labrador made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: English as the Official Language

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-20) - (Key vote)

Title: English as the Official Language

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes English as the official state language.

Highlights:
- Provides exceptions for law enforcement and safety needs, public schools, postsecondary institutions, tourism, and libraries, as necessary (sec.1). - Allows the State Board of Education to set rules governing the use of foreign languages in public schools, so long as they encourage non-English speakers to learn to read and write in English as quickly as possible (sec.1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)

Title: English as the Official Language

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes English as the official state language.

Highlights:
- Provides exceptions for law enforcement and safety needs, public schools, postsecondary institutions, tourism, and libraries, as necessary (sec.1). - Allows the State Board of Education to set rules governing the use of foreign languages in public schools, so long as they encourage non-English speakers to learn to read and write in English as quickly as possible (sec.1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: English as the Official Language

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