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2017-2018 Regular Session - SR 587
State of Georgia; English as the official language; 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 the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/29/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/25/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/18/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/11/2018 - Senate Hopper