H. R. 4128
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 1, 2012
Mr. Hunter (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
To recognize a primary measure of national unemployment for purposes of the Federal Government.
This Act may be cited as the
Real Unemployment Calculation
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.