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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Jul 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 5891 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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