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To direct the Bureau of the Census to publish improved annual measures of family income for use in more accurately determining the extent of poverty in the United States and the anti-poverty effectiveness of means-tested benefit and tax programs, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5891 — 111th Congress: Poverty Measurement Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5891
“H.R. 5891 — 111th Congress: Poverty Measurement Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5891>
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