H.R.8326: Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act

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  • Introduced July 11, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2022

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Bill Summary

Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act This bill addresses the operations of the Bureau of the Census. Specifically, the bill (1) requires the Deputy Director of the bureau to appoint an employee responsible for optimizing racial and ethnic equity in the decennial census of population; and (2) provides statutory authority for specified advisory committees. The bureau may not include in the census any subject, type of information, or question...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Sept. 15, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 15, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 208 (Roll no. 435).
Sept. 15, 2022
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Sept. 15, 2022
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Sept. 15, 2022
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 8326.
Sept. 15, 2022
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Sept. 15, 2022
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Sept. 15, 2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7858-7860)
Sept. 14, 2022
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 8326 as unfinished business.
Sept. 14, 2022
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 14, 2022
Mr. Davis, Danny K. moved that the committee rise.
Sept. 14, 2022
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hice (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hice (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 14, 2022
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1339, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hice (GA) amendment No. 2.
Sept. 14, 2022
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Danny K. Davis en bloc amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Comer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 14, 2022
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1339, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Danny K. Davis en bloc amendment.
Sept. 14, 2022
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 8326.
Sept. 14, 2022
The Speaker designated the Honorable Earl Blumenauer to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Sept. 14, 2022
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 1339 and Rule XVIII.
Sept. 14, 2022
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 302, H.R. 2988 and H.R. 8326. Rule provides for one hour of general debate each for H.R. 302, H.R. 2988, and H.R. 8326. Rule also provides for one motion to recommit on each bill.
Sept. 14, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1339. (consideration: CR H7833-7840; text: CR H7837-7838)
Sept. 14, 2022
Rule H. Res. 1339 passed House.
Sept. 13, 2022
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1339 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 302, H.R. 2988 and H.R. 8326. Rule provides for one hour of general debate each for H.R. 302, H.R. 2988, and H.R. 8326. Rule also provides for one motion to recommit on each bill.
Sept. 9, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 353.
Sept. 9, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Reform. H. Rept. 117-456.
July 20, 2022
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
July 20, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 14, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 11, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
July 11, 2022

Introduced in the House by Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.)

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