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HOUSE BILL NO. 552

INTRODUCED BY S. STEWART-PEREGOY

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REPEALING THE REQUIREMENT FOR ENGLISH TO BE THE OFFICIAL AND PRIMARY LANGUAGE OF THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS; REPEALING SECTION 1-1-510, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE."

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 1.  Repealer. The following section of the Montana Code Annotated is repealed:

1-1-510.            English as official and primary language of state and local governments.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 2.  Notification to tribal governments. The secretary of state shall send a copy of [this act] to each tribal government located on the seven Montana reservations and to the Little Shell Chippewa tribe.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 3.  Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.

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