Summary: H.R.1254 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/03/2009)

Restoring the Integrity of American Statistics Act of 2009 - Reestablishes the United States Census Bureau as an independent establishment in the executive branch, effective January 1, 2012.

Requires the Bureau Director to be: (1) appointed by the President without regard to political affiliation for a five-year term; and (2) compensated at level II of the Executive Schedule.

Provides for: (1) the transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Bureau under the Department of Commerce; (2) transition rules; and (3) appointment of an Inspector General for the Bureau.