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H.R. 181: AMERICA Act

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To amend title 13, United States Code, to provide that the penalty for refusing or neglecting to answer a decennial census question shall apply only to the extent necessary to allow the Government to obtain the information needed for its enumeration of the population, as required by the Constitution of the United States, as well as the enumeration of its citizen and noncitizen populations, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Duncan Hunter

Sponsor. Representative for California's 50th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 3, 2019

Status:

Introduced on Jan 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 181 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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