H.R.123 - Language of Government Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-8] (Introduced 01/03/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/08/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.123 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/1991)
Language of Government Act of 1991 - Declares English to be the official language of the U.S. Government. States that the Government has an affirmative obligation to preserve and enhance the role of English as the official language. Prohibits anyone from being denied Government services because they communicate in English. Prohibits a Government entity from making or enforcing an official act requiring the use of a language other than English.
Deems anyone discriminated against for communicating to the Government in English to have been discriminated against on the basis of national origin. Makes available to a person so discriminated against all lawful remedies available under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.