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Enrolled HB 216: Adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross,Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages as official languages of the state.

00 Enrolled HB 216                                                                                                         
01 Adding the Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina,                                 
02 Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana,                                        
03 Tanacross,Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages as official languages                               
04 of the state.                                                                                                           
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06    * Section 1. AS 44.12.310 is amended to read:                                                                      
07            Sec. 44.12.310. Official languages [LANGUAGE]. The English, Inupiaq,                                 
08       Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Unangax, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag,                              
09       Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich'in, Tanana, Upper Tanana,                                         
10       Tanacross, Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages are                                      
11       [LANGUAGE IS] the official languages [LANGUAGE] of the State of Alaska.                                       
12    * Sec. 2. AS 44.12.310 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
13            (b)  The designation of languages other than English as official languages of                                
14       the state under (a) of this section does not require or place a duty or responsibility on                         
01       the state or a municipal government to print a document or record or conduct a                                    
02       meeting, assembly, or other government activity in any language other than English.