FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 262
94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES NIEVES (Sponsor), DEEKEN, YATES, ERVIN, NOLTE, WILDBERGER, DAY, FISHER, SMITH (14), DAVIS, EMERY, RICHARD, SANDER, DENISON, QUINN (7), SCHARNHORST, WILSON (130), NANCE, ERVIN, LOEHNER, DUSENBERG, MAY, McGHEE, SATER, RUESTMAN, SMITH (150), WILSON (119), MUSCHANY, AVERY, DIXON, MOORE, SCHAD, LEMBKE, ROBB, KRAUS, RUZICKA, ONDER, STREAM, HUNTER, DETHROW, COOPER (155), PEARCE, FUNDERBURK, BEARDEN, SCHOELLER, SELF, TILLEY, SCHLOTTACH, MUNZLINGER AND BRUNS (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time January 8, 2007 and copies ordered printed.
D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 1.028, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the official state language.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 1.028, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 1.028, to read as follows:
1.028. The general assembly recognizes that English is the common language used in Missouri and recognizes that fluency in English is necessary for full integration into our common American culture for reading readiness. English shall be the language of all official proceedings in the state of Missouri.