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S Amdt 1151 - Declaring English the National Language - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT. A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF A PIECE OF LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (64-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Declaring English the National Language

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Vote to pass an amendment that declares English as the language of "sole legal authority" for the business of the federal government, and declares that no person has a right to require officials of the United States government to use a language other than English.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Declaring English the National Language

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