H.R.732 - 2020 Census IDEA Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 01/23/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.732 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/23/2019)
2020 Census Improving Data and Enhanced Accuracy Act or the 2020 Census IDEA Act
This bill prohibits the Department of Commerce, in the 2020 decennial census and each decennial census thereafter, from (1) implementing any major operational design feature that has not been researched, studied, and tested for at least three years before the date on which the applicable census occurs; or (2) including on the questionnaire for the census any subject, type of information, or question that was not submitted to Congress.
The Government Accountability Office must certify to Congress that the subjects, types of information, and questions to be included in a decennial census have been adequately researched, studied, and tested to the same degree as in previous decennial censuses.