S. 2887 (96th): Labor Statistics Confidentiality Act


Jun 26, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 1, 1980 but was never passed by the House.


Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator from New Jersey


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect the confidentiality of data made available to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended) Labor Statistics Confidentiality Act - Defines "protected data" to mean any data:(1) collected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) employees for use in a statistical program;(2) ... Read more >

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Jun 26, 1980

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Sep 25, 1980
Reported by Committee

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Oct 1, 1980
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2887”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7518 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 5, 1980

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