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114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1876


To recognize a primary measure of national unemployment for purposes of the Federal Government.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 16, 2015

Mr. Hunter (for himself, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Hurt of Virginia, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Allen, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Westerman, and Mr. Zinke) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To recognize a primary measure of national unemployment for purposes of the Federal Government.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Real Unemployment Calculation Act”.

SEC. 2. Primary measure of unemployment.

The measure of unemployment issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics known as U5 shall be treated by the Bureau as the official unemployment rate and shall be considered by the Federal Government as the primary measure of unemployment in the United States.