Bill Status of HB3395 101st General Assembly
Short Description: GOVT DOCS-TERMINOLOGY
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Theresa Mah
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Terminology in Government Documents Act. Provides that all State and local government, statutes, codes, rules, regulations, and other official documents enacted after January 1, 2020 are required to use the term "Asian American" when referring to persons of Asian descent. Provides that the term "Oriental" is prohibited. Provides that the General Assembly urges all State and local entities to review their statutes, codes, rules, regulations, and other official documents and revise them to omit use of the term "Oriental" when referring to persons of Asian descent.