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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
      Financial Management, the Budget and International Security
    IntroducedMay 21st, 2009

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Title

Disability Data Modernization Act

Official Title

A bill to require that, in the questionnaires used in the taking of any decennial census of population or American Community Survey, standard functional ability questions be included to provide a reliable indicator of need for long-term care.

Summary

Disability Data Modernization Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to include the Katz basic activities of daily living scale and the Lawton-Brody instrumental activities of daily living scale in any questionnaire used in the decennial census and the American Community Survey.

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