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§ 1. Official actions of state--English language

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedConstitution of the State of Oklahoma [Annotated]

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Constitution of the State of Oklahoma [Annotated] (Refs & Annos)
Article XXX. .--Official Actions of the State of Oklahoma
OK Const. Art. 30, § 1
§ 1. Official actions of state--English language
As English is the common and unifying language of the State of Oklahoma, all official actions of the state shall be conducted in the English language, except as required by federal law. No person shall have a cause of action against an agency or political subdivision of this state for failure to provide any official government actions in any language other than English. Nothing in this Article shall be construed to diminish or impair the use, study, development, or encouragement of any Native American language in any context or for any purpose. The Legislature shall have the power to implement, enforce and determine the proper application of this Article by appropriate legislation.


Added by State Question No. 751, Legislative Referendum No. 351, adopted at election held on Nov. 2, 2010.
OK Const. Art. 30, § 1, OK CONST Art. 30, § 1
Current with amendments received through February 15, 2023. Some rules may be more current, see credits for details.
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