H.R. 5720 (98th): Census Awareness and Accountability Act of 1984


May 23, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Katie Hall

Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 13, United States Code, to provide for grants to State and local governments to assist in eliminating census undercounts, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/1984--Introduced.Census Awareness and Accountability Act of 1984 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce, with respect to each decennial and mid-decade census, to submit to the committees of Congress having legislative ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 1984

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (17D, 2R, 1N) (show)
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S. 2763 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 1984

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