H.R.10686 - A bill to amend title 13, United States Code, to require that population census records be transferred to the National Archives within 50 years after a census, and that such records be made available after 75 years to persons conducting research for genealogical or other proper purposes.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Simon, Paul [D-IL-24] (Introduced 11/11/1975)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service | Senate - Government Operations; Judiciary; Post Office and Civil Service|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 94-971|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/08/1976 Referred jointly to Senate Committees on Post Office and Civil Service; the Judiciary; and Government Operations. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.10686 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to House from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service with amendment, H. Rept. 94-971)
Reported to House with amendment(s) (03/29/1976)
States that no later than 50 years after the census date of any census the Secretary of Commerce shall transfer to the Administrator of General Services for deposit with the National Archives all schedules and related indices pertaining to such census which have determined by the Archivist to have sufficient historical or other value to warrant their continued preservation.
Provides that all such schedules and related indices shall be made available beginning as soon as is practicable after deposit (but not before 50 years from the census date) for medical research purposes, and, after 75 years, for genealogical or historical purposes.