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House Committee on the JudiciaryThe Constitution and Civil JusticeHouse Committee on Oversight and Government ReformFederalism and the CensusIntroducedJuly 8th, 2009
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To make participation in the American Community Survey voluntary, except with respect to certain basic questions.
Prohibits making any criminal penalty apply for refusing or willfully neglecting to answer questions (except with respect to the respondent's name and contact information, the date of the response, and the number of people living or staying at the address) in connection with the American Community Survey conducted by the Secretary of Commerce.