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Census Accuracy Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 13, United States Code, to require that any questionnaire used in determining the decennial census of population shall contain an option for respondents to indicate citizenship status or lawful presence in the United States, and for other purposes.

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07/28/2017Introduced in House

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07/28/2017Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Oversight and Government Reform07/28/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)

Census Accuracy Act of 2017

This bill requires any questionnaire used in the decennial census to determine the total population by states to include: (1) a checkbox or other similar option for a respondent to indicate whether he or she is a U.S. citizen or U.S. national, is lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, is an alien who otherwise has lawful status under the immigration laws, or is none of these; and (2) a question regarding which federal program or legal provision accorded the respondent such status.