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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Census Reform Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To repeal the authority to conduct certain censuses, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/18/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
05/03/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
04/18/2013 Referred to House Appropriations
Action By: House of Representatives
04/18/2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
04/18/2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
04/18/2013 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/18/2013 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform04/18/2013 Referred to
House Agriculture04/18/2013 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition05/03/2013 Referred to
House Appropriations04/18/2013 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

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Subjects (8)

  • Appropriations
  • Census and government statistics
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • General agriculture matters
  • Government information and archives
  • State and local finance
  • State and local government operations

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (04/18/2013)

Census Reform Act of 2013 - Repeals various census programs of the Department of Commerce, including: (1) the collection and publication of agricultural statistics; (2) the census of manufactures, mineral industries, and other businesses; (3) the mid-decade census, and (4) the census of governments. Repeals the authority of the Secretary of Commerce to conduct any surveys, sampling, or questionnaires other than those necessary to conduct the decennial census of population.

Repeals the Census of Agriculture Act of 1997. Prohibits the Secretary of Agriculture from carrying out any activities required to be conducted in 2013 under such Act.