State Language Legislation – 1997-98
SB 343 – Official English statute; DIED WITHOUT
HB 1231 – Similar to Senate bill; DIED WITHOUT
HB 1810 – Anti-Ebonics; decrees that Ebonics "shall not be recognized as
a language art" and "shall not be taught as a course or class" qualifying
for credit toward graduation from any public school in Oklahoma. PASSED
AND SIGNED BY GOVERNOR, 4/11/97.