The Availability of Census Records: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Census and Statistics of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3279 ... and H.R. 10686 ... August 2, 1976
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Statistics
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Page 30 - reliable statistical data reasonably related to governmental purposes and functions is a necessity if modern government is to legislate intelligently and effectively." United States v. Rickenbacker, 309 F.2d 462, 463 (CA 2, 1962), cert den. 371 US 962, 83 S.Ct. 542 9 L.Ed.2d 509 (1963).
Page 58 - it is also not always possible to detect how, or when, or where it happened. I would just like to emphasize that the National Archives has always been aware of the fact that some of the records in its custody contain information of a personal nature. I might add that many of them—for example,
Page 6 - To amend title 13, United States Code, to require that population census records be transferred to the National Archives within 50 years after a census, and that such records be made available after 75 years to persons conducting research for genealogical,
Page 33 - Senator Moss. Our next witness is Congressman Gunn McKay, who is author of a similar bill in the House. That bill also is before us today. We are very glad to have you, Congressman McKay, before the committee. You may proceed. STATEMENT OP HON. GUNN McKAY, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE
Page 43 - then moved to Los Angeles and, five years later, died of lung cancer, Los Angeles would be credited with a case of lung cancer. Under present regulations, his earlier residence--the one more relevant to the cause of his cancer-- would be unknown. Census data may help resolve this difficulty. Page 2 - Senator
Page 4 - 2 1 any census conducted under the authority of subchapter II 2 of chapter 5 of this title, the Secretary shall transfer to the 3 Administrator of General Services for deposit with the 4 National Archives of the United States all schedules and 5 related indices pertaining to such census which have
Page 1 - § 10. Transfer to Archives; availability for genealogical 2 and other purposes 3 " (a) Not later than fifty years after the census date of 4 any census conducted under the authority of sul>chapter II 5 of chapter 5 of this title, the Secretary shall transfer to the
Page 3 - THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES APRIL 8,1976 Read twice and referred to the Committees on Post Office and Civil Service, the Judiciary, and Government Operations jointly by unanimous consent AN ACT To amend title 13, United States Code, to require that population census