Bill Summary & Status – 105th Congress – H.R. 830

United States Congress
105th Congress – H.R. 830
Bill Summary & Status


H.R.830
Sponsor: Rep Petri, Thomas E. (introduced 2/25/1997)
Latest Major Action: 2/28/1997 Referred to House subcommittee
Title: To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to require that collections of information that ask a respondent to specify a racial classification or ethnic classification from among a list of classifications shall provide an opportunity for the respondent to specify, respectively, “multiracial” or “multiethnic”.


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TITLE(S):  (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)

  • OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED:
    To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to require that collections of information that ask a respondent to specify a racial classification or ethnic classification from among a list of classifications shall provide an opportunity for the respondent to specify, respectively, “multiracial” or “multiethnic”.

STATUS: (color indicates Senate actions)

2/25/1997:
Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2/28/1997:
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs.

COMMITTEE(S):

Committee/Subcommittee: Activity:
House Government Reform and Oversight Referral
Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs Referral

RELATED BILL DETAILS:

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AMENDMENT(S):

***NONE***


COSPONSORS(3), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

Rep Cook, Merrill – 3/13/1997 Rep Frost, Martin – 3/13/1997
Rep Furse, Elizabeth – 9/4/1997


SUMMARY AS OF:
2/25/1997–Introduced.

Amends the Paperwork Reduction Act to require that a list of racial or ethnic classifications for a collection of information provide an opportunity for a respondent to specify “multiracial” or “multiethnic.”

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