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2007-2008 Regular Session - HR 413
English; official language of the State of Georgia; declare - CA
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First Reader Summary
A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to declare English as the official language of the State of Georgia; to provide for findings; to provide that official state actions be in English; to prohibit any requirement that any language other than English be used in any documents, regulations, orders, transactions, proceedings, meetings, programs, or publications; to prohibit discrimination, penalties, or other limits on participation against persons who speak only English; to provide for exceptions; to provide for certain rights of action; to provide for severability; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/27/2008 - House Reconsidered
Feb/26/2008 - House Notice to Reconsider
Feb/26/2008 - House Third Reading Lost
Feb/26/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2007 - House Hopper
Votes
Feb/27/2008 - House Vote #640Yea(90)Nay(45)NV(32)
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Feb/26/2008 - House Vote #636Yea(103)Nay(61)NV(8)
Exc(8)
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