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Text of the Real Unemployment Calculation Act

This bill was introduced on March 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 1, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4128

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 1, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Stutzman, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Denham, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Quayle, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Grimm, Mr. Issa, Mr. Pitts, Mrs. Bachmann, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Walsh of Illinois, and Mr. Bilbray) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To recognize a primary measure of national unemployment for purposes of the Federal Government.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Real Unemployment Calculation Act.

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Primary measure of unemployment

The measure of unemployment issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics known as U5 shall be treated by the Bureau as the official unemployment rate and shall be considered by the Federal Government as the primary measure of unemployment in the United States.