HR 123 - English as the National Language - National Key Vote


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Title: English as the National Language

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes English the official language of the United States.


  • Requires all official business of the United States Government to be conducted in English, including naturalization ceremonies and government documents. 
  • Repeals the bilingual voting requirements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
  • Makes certain exemptions from English language requirements, including issues of national security, international relations, trade, and public health and safety.