Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
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CENSUS Resources Act

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12/20/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/11/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5404


To require the Comptroller General to submit a report to Congress and the Secretary of Commerce on coordination between States, units of local government, the Federal Government, and nonprofit organizations in carrying out the 2020 decennial census of population, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 11, 2019

Mr. Sires introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To require the Comptroller General to submit a report to Congress and the Secretary of Commerce on coordination between States, units of local government, the Federal Government, and nonprofit organizations in carrying out the 2020 decennial census of population, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Coordinating Efficiency in Nonprofit, State, and U.S. Resources Act” or the “CENSUS Resources Act”.

SEC. 2. GAO report on coordination between States, units of local government, Federal Government, and nonprofit organizations in carrying out 2020 decennial census.

(a) Report.—Not later than 1 year after the decennial census date with respect to the 2020 decennial census of population, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit a report to Congress and the Secretary of Commerce that—

(1) evaluates the level and quality of cooperation between States, units of local government, the Federal Government, and nonprofit organizations in implementing, promoting, and supporting such census;

(2) identifies any redundant use of State, units of local government, Federal, or nonprofit organization funds in carrying out such census;

(3) identifies best practices in coordination between States, units of local government, the Federal Government and nonprofit organizations in carrying out such census; and

(4) evaluates effectiveness of coordination between States, units of local government, the Federal Government, and nonprofit organizations in outreach to hard-to-count populations.

(b) Definitions.—In this Act—

(1) the term “decennial census date” has the meaning given that term in section 141(a) of title 13, United States Code; and

(2) the term “State” means any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and any territory or possession of the United States.


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Albio Sires D-NJ 12/11/2019 Sponsor
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12/11/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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