English Official Language Amendment

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English Official Language Amendment  (2005) 
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed April 21, 2005 (failed)
This Amendment may be read at the Library of Congress Website. There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.
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SECTION 1. The English language shall be the official language of the United States. As the official language, the English language shall be used for all public acts including every order, resolution, vote, and election, and for all records and judicial proceedings of the Government of the United States and the governments of the several States.

SECTION 2. The Congress and the States shall enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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