Summary: H.R.7776 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/14/1977)

Requires the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in compiling unemployment statistics, to classify as unemployed: (1) any farmer who reports a farm net loss on his or her income tax return; and (2) any dependent of such farmer whose sole occupation consists of working 15 or more hours per week on the farm. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to report the number of such farmers and dependents to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Requires any Federal programs in which funds are allocated, in whole or in part, on the basis of unemployment statistics, to base such allocations, after September 30, 1978, on unemployment statistics compiled pursuant to this Act.