S. 503 - English Language Unity Act of 2011

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8,… More
A bill to declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution. (by CRS) Hide
 
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English Language Unity Act of 2011

S. 503 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution.
Other Titles
  • English Language Unity Act of 2011
Sponsor
James M. Inhofe
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Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Government information and archives
  • Language and bilingual programs
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced3/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/08/2011
3/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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English Language Unity Act of 2011

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ProEnglish
Kent, Phil (2011, March 11). ProEnglish commends Rep. Steve King and Sen. Jim Inhofe for introducing official English legislation this week. Retrieved March 17, 2011, from ProEnglish.

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That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott BrownRMA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
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Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
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Jim InhofeROK$0$0
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John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
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David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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