State Language Legislation 2001


  • SF165 English as official language of state documents; newcomer center for immigrants. PASSED SENATE, 27-23, 3/7/01; PASSED HOUSE, 2/25/02; SIGNED BY GOVERNOR,  3/1/02
  • HA1430 Watered-down substitute for Senate bill, recognizing English as "the common language of Iowa"; PASSED BY HOUSE LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE, 4/4/01

It's Official: Law Makes English Iowa's State Language
Associated Press, 2 March 2002

Iowa General Assembly