H.Res.637 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the release of information with respect to the 1940 decennial census is a cause for celebration, that the National Archives and Records Administration and the Bureau of the Census should be commended for maintaining custody of such information, and that the citizens of the United State should use such information to learn about their family history.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 04/27/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/27/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.637 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/27/2012)
Acknowledges the historical significance of April 2, 2012, for the release of the 1940 decennial census records.
Commends the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the Bureau of the Census for the collection and maintenance of such records.
Encourages the people of the United States to research their family history in such records.