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H.R. 1320 (116th): Census Accuracy Act of 2019

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To amend title 13, United States Code, to require that any questionnaire used in determining the decennial census of population shall contain an option for respondents to indicate citizenship status or lawful presence in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steve King

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 22, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (8 Republicans)

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What legislators are saying

King Introduces Legislation to Refurbish the Pillars of American Exceptionalism
    — Rep. Steve King [R-IA4, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020

King Defends Census Citizenship Question in House Speech
    — Rep. Steve King [R-IA4, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 11, 2019

Kings Census Accuracy Act Fixes Supreme Courts Delay of Census Citizenship Question
    — Rep. Steve King [R-IA4, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2019

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History

Feb 22, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1320 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1320. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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