1980 Decennial Census: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation, and Federal Services of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session February 27 and March 1, 1979

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Page 134 - Whoever forcibly assaults, resists, opposes, impedes, intimidates, or interferes with any person designated in section 1114 of this title while engaged in or on account of the performance of his official duties, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
Page 76 - Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Health, Education, and Welfare . Department of Housing and Urban Development . . Department of the Interior Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of State Department of Transportation Department of the Treasury Atomic Energy Commission Environmental Protection Agency General Services Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration Veterans...
Page 134 - Act shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. Whoever, in the commission of any such act, uses a deadly or dangerous weapon, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
Page 142 - Summary Descriptions of Data Use for Questions Planned for Inclusion in the 1980 Census." This document identifies the uses which are made of the data for each subject included in the questionnaires, and in most instances, statutes are cited which either rely directly on such data or identify Federal programs that depend on the census statistics. The careful evaluation of subjects and questions for inclusion started over 4 years ago and ended only last month.
Page 285 - A decision to adjust the census results should not affect efforts on the part of the Census Bureau, community groups, and local governments to make the 1980 census enumeration as complete as possible. Recommendation 23. The Panel concludes that inequities resulting from the geographic differentials in the decennial census undercount could be reduced by adjustment of the data for underenumeration. Methods of adjustment with tolerable accuracy are feasible...
Page 285 - Panel's conclusion, the Panel believes she should direct the Census Bureau to adjust for underenumeration the counts for the total population of the United States, the states, and local areas, for use in distributing funds. (See comments by Panel members Eddie N.
Page 285 - The technical responsibility for the adjustment procedure should reside in the Census Bureau. In carrying out this responsibility, the Census Bureau should: publicly state, in advance of the census date, the general methods it will follow in making the adjustment so that interested parties may comment on them; prepare the adjusted figures within a reasonable time after taking the census and at least in time for their use in the first intecensal population estimates for small areas; and publish a...
Page 53 - Languages and dialects are not so carefully partitioned from each other in the speakers' heads that the right hand does not know what the left hand is doing.
Page 107 - Department of Agriculture, Department of the Army, Department of Commerce, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of the Interior, Department of Transportation...
Page 65 - ... response in question 5b. Data on age are used to determine the applicability of other questions for a person and to classify other characteristics in census tabulations. Age data are needed to interpret most social and economic characteristics used to plan and examine many programs and policies. Therefore, age is tabulated by single years of age and by many different groupings, such as 5-year age groups. Some tabulations are shown by the age of...

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