There is one summary for S.1682. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/30/2003)

Census of Americans Abroad Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce: (1) by September 30, 2004, to take a test census of Americans residing abroad; (2) within nine months after such date, to submit to the President and Congress the final tabulations of such census broken down by Americans residing abroad that are and that are not affiliated with the Federal Government; (3) by June 30, 2005, submit a report containing recommendations on the inclusion of such Americans in future decennial censuses; (4) before the end of 2006, again test methodologies for counting those persons; and (5) provide for inclusion of Americans residing abroad in the decennial censuses of 2010 and thereafter.