H.R. 3855 (111th): Every Person Counts Act

To amend title 13, United States Code, to make clear that each decennial census, as required for the apportionment of Representatives in Congress among the several States, shall tabulate the total number of persons in each State, and to provide that no information regarding United States citizenship or immigration status may be elicited in any such census.

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Oct 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Baca

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district



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Oct 20, 2009

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