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Text of To require that, in the questionnaires used in the taking of any decennial census of population, a checkbox or other ...

...checkbox or other similar option be included so that respondents may indicate Dominican extraction or descent.

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 12, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1504

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 12, 2009

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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 Dominican extraction or descent.

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Requirement relating to census questionnaires

In conducting the 2010 decennial census and every decennial census thereafter, the Secretary of Commerce shall include, in any questionnaire distributed or otherwise used for the purpose of determining the total population by States, a checkbox or other similar option by which respondents may indicate Dominican extraction or descent.