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Sep 18, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on September 18, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 18 pages
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved method to measure poverty so as to enable a better assessment of the effects of programs under the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
9/18/2008--Introduced.Measuring American Poverty Act of 2008 - Amends part A of title XI of the Social Security Act to direct the Bureau of the Census, in collaboration with the Bureau ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6941 — 110th Congress: Measuring American Poverty Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6941
“H.R. 6941 — 110th Congress: Measuring American Poverty Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6941>
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