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senate Bill S. 1083

Caribbean Count Act

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      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedMay 20th, 2009

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Caribbean Count Act

Official Title

A bill to require that, in the questionnaires used in the taking of any decennial census of population, a checkbox or other similar option be included so that respondents may indicate Caribbean extraction or descent.


Caribbean Count Act - Requires the Secretary of Commerce to include in any questionnaire used in a decennial census to determine state populations an option for respondents to indicate Caribbean extraction or descent.

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