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house Bill H.R. 3855

Every Person Counts Act

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      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedOctober 20th, 2009

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Every Person Counts Act

Official Title

To amend title 13, United States Code, to make clear that each decennial census, as required for the apportionment of Representatives in Congress among the several States, shall tabulate the total number of persons in each State, and to provide that no information regarding United States citizenship or immigration status may be elicited in any such census.


Every Person Counts Act - Requires the decennial census to tabulate the total number of persons in each state. Prohibits such census from including any question or otherwise eliciting any information regarding U.S. citizenship or immigration status.

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