Senate
House
Joint
Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports
Educational
Contact
home
home

Introduced Version Senate Bill 129 History

DOWNLOAD  wpd  |  Email


sb129 intr
Senate Bill No. 129

(By Senators Bailey, Barnes and Fanning)

____________

[Introduced January 9, 2008; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.]

____________




A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §2-1-3, relating to making English the official language of West Virginia.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §2-1-3, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. COMMON LAW.
§2-1-3. English designated as official state language.
English is designated as the official language of the State of West Virginia. Except as provided by law, no state agency or political subdivision is required to provide, and no state agency or political subdivision is prohibited from providing, any documents, information, literature or other written materials in any language other than English.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to designate English as the official language of West Virginia.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2014 West Virginia Legislature **