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From the Congressional Record, Volume 163 (2017)









H.R. 997 — 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; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. KING of Iowa (for himself, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, and Mr. Franks of Arizona), H1099 [9FE]
Cosponsors added, H1127 [13FE], H1246 [15FE], H1317 [21FE], H1321 [24FE], H1465 [1MR], H1949 [8MR], H2053 [10MR], H2060 [13MR], H2241 [20MR], H2371 [23MR], H2756 [5AP], H2848 [25AP], H2898 [26AP], H2973 [28AP], H4186 [8MY], H4648 [6JN], H4702 [7JN], H4995 [20JN], H5140 [23JN], H5180 [26JN], H5296 [28JN], H5434 [11JY], H5833 [13JY], H5921 [17JY], H6299 [25JY], H6593 [8AU], H6630 [29AU], H7588 [27SE], H7637 [28SE], H7672 [2OC], H8042 [19OC], H8226 [25OC], H9468 [28NO]



From the Congressional Record, Volume 164 (2018)









H.R. 997 — 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; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Cosponsors added, H19 [8JA], H677 [29JA], H4730 [24MY], H5153 [13JN], H6650 [23JY], H9091 [26SE], H9449 [26OC]