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

Amy Klobuchar voted Yea (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)
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Title: Declaring English the National Language

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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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Co-sponsors

  • Jim Bunning (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Norm Coleman (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Corker (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth H. Dole (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judd A. Gregg (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melquiades Rafael 'Mel' Martinez (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jefferson Beauregard 'Jeff' Sessions III (NA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. Vitter (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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