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S Amdt 1384 - English as the Common Language - National Key Vote

David Vitter voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (58-39) - (Key vote)
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Title: English as the Common Language

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that declares English to be the common language of the United States.

  • Establishes English as the common language of the United States and provides that the Government of the United States will preserve and enhance that role (Sec. 702A).
  • Clarifies that nothing in the act can be used to diminish or expand any existing rights relative to non-English services or materials provided by the government (Sec. 702A).
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: English as the Common Language


  • Ken Salazar (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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