CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1096 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Silvestre Reyes on February 23, 2009.
H.Res. 1096 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Encourages individuals across the United States to participate in the 2010 Census to ensure an accurate and complete count beginning April 1, 2010;
• "Urges State, local, county, and tribal governments, as well as other organizations to emphasize the importance of the 2010 Census and actively encourages all individuals to participate; and
• "Supports the designation of Census Awareness Month."