To require the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to conduct time use surveys of unremunerated work performed in the United States and to calculate the monetary value of such work.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 26, 1995
Length: 3 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
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Oct 26, 1995
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H.R. 2544 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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