Yesterday evening the house approved in a roll call vote an amendment to
H.R. 5326 (Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Appropriations Act, 2013) to end funding for the ACS. It is unlikely
that this action will go further (the senate is unlikely to follow
suit). But it sure is a wake up call.
Amends: H.R.5326 <http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:HR05326:>
Sponsor: Rep Webster, Daniel
4((@1(Rep+Webster++Daniel))+02002))> [FL-8] (offered 5/9/2012)
An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to conduct the survey,
conducted by the Secretary of Commerce, commonly referred to as the
"American Community Survey".
Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. Webster.
On agreeing to the Webster amendment (A044) Agreed to by recorded vote:
232 - 190 (Roll no. 232
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