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H.R.3131 To make participation in the American Community Survey voluntary, except with respect to certain basic questions., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 23, 2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives.

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  • 94% of users support H.R.3131

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    • On September 09, 2009, by glamxgirlie - its sad when we need a bill to support something that wasn't supposed to need supporting. im only 20 and im sometimes disgusted with this fact.

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      As noted by glamxgirlie, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 09, 2009, "its sad when we need a bill to support something that wasn't supposed to need supporting. im only 20 and im sometimes disgusted with this fact. "
    • On July 15, 2009, by lolmao500 - Great bill. This bill is basically supporting the constitution.

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      As noted by lolmao500, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 15, 2009, "Great bill. This bill is basically supporting the constitution."
    • On November 11, 2009, by jerryz - upon receiving the American Community Survey and reading the questionnaire I became aware of a momentary feeling of malaise. When you get the survey, the envelope comes printed with very threatening language that sends the message: "You WILL fill out this survey or else!" I will have to find out what or else means. I'm grateful this bill exists, hopefully it will become law to help out the Americans who don't know their rights.

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      As noted by jerryz, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 11, 2009, "upon receiving the American Community Survey and reading the questionnaire I became aware of a momentary feeling of malaise. When you get the survey, the envelope comes printed with very threatening language that sends the message: "You WILL fill out this survey or else!" I will have to find out what or else means. I'm grateful this bill exists, hopefully it will become law to help out the Americans who don't know their rights. "

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    • US Census Bureau Tagging GPS Coordinates of Your Front Door | ACCA ... - December 30, 2010 by ACCA Pakistan - Read more – Google search – washington+watch+bill+h.r. 3131. mstiggs4ever 31 December 2010 at 4:54 pm #. STOP ACS NOW! Only a very naive person would fill out the American Community Survey or the ACS with all the risk associated with ...

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      As noted by ACCA Pakistan on December 30, 2010, "Read more – Google search – washington+watch+bill+h.r. 3131. mstiggs4ever 31 December 2010 at 4:54 pm #. STOP ACS NOW! Only a very naive person would fill out the American Community Survey or the ACS with all the risk associated with ..." (http://acca-pakistan.com/2010/12/31/us-census-bureau-tagging-gps-coordinates-of-your-front-door/)
    • 2010 US Census Warning: Authorities Seizing Personal Property ... - December 21, 2010 by Ancient secrets of the financial - Call 1-800-962-3524 (Capitol) – Ask for your congressional leader's phone #s, tell them your complaints then demand they make the American Community Survey VOLUNTARY by supporting and passing Bill HR 3131! Google: track+gov+bill+hr+3131 ...

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      As noted by Ancient secrets of the financial on December 21, 2010, "Call 1-800-962-3524 (Capitol) – Ask for your congressional leader's phone #s, tell them your complaints then demand they make the American Community Survey VOLUNTARY by supporting and passing Bill HR 3131! Google: track+gov+bill+hr+3131 ..." (http://cars-on-finance.com/2010-us-census-warning-authorities-seizing-personal-property-issuing-code-violations)
    • Penny Hill Press » Blog Archive » The American Community Survey ... - December 20, 2010 by Penny Hill Press - Two bills from the 111th Congress, H.R. 3131 and H.R. 5046, proposed making almost all ACS responses optional. Date of Report: December 5, 2010. Number of Pages: 24. Order Number: R41532 Price: $29.95 ...

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      As noted by Penny Hill Press on December 20, 2010, "Two bills from the 111th Congress, H.R. 3131 and H.R. 5046, proposed making almost all ACS responses optional. Date of Report: December 5, 2010. Number of Pages: 24. Order Number: R41532 Price: $29.95 ..." (http://www2.pennyhill.com/?p=13804)

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