Summary: H.R.3280 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/03/1991)

Decennial Census Improvement Act of 1991 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to contract with the National Academy of Sciences to study and report to the Secretary and the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs on: (1) means by which the Government could achieve the most accurate population count possible; and (2) ways for the Government to collect other demographic and housing data. Requires the study to consider the need for the types of data (other than the population count) collected in the last decennial census and whether there are more effective ways or alternative sources and methodologies for obtaining reliable information in a timely manner.