H.R.7106 - AMERICA Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] (Introduced 10/30/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/30/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7106 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/30/2018)
Authorizing Moderated Enumeration Responses Including Citizenship Acquisition Act or the AMERICA Act
This bill makes the penalty for refusing or neglecting to answer a decennial census question apply only to the extent necessary to allow the federal government to obtain the information needed for its enumeration of: (1) the population, as required by the Constitution; and (2) its citizen and noncitizen populations.
Only questions included on a decennial census short form regarding enumeration of household and citizenship status shall be considered necessary to permit such an enumeration.