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Indiana Code: IC 1-2-10-1
Sec. 1. The English language is adopted as the official language of the state of Indiana.
As added by P.L.1-1984, SEC.1.

IC 1-2-10-2
Sec. 2. American Sign Language is recognized as a standard, independent language with its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural heritage, which is widely used by hearing, deaf, and hard of hearing individuals in Indiana and in the United States.
As added by P.L.7-1995, SEC.1.