To repeal the authority to conduct certain censuses, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Census Reform Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. REPEAL AND CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN CENSUS ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE 13, UNITED STATES CODE.
(a) Repeal of Census Relating to Agriculture.--Chapter 3 of title 13, United States Code, is repealed. (b) Repeal of Economic Census.--Subchapter I of chapter 5 of such title is repealed. (c) Repeal of Mid-Decade Census.--Section 141 of such title is amended-- (1) by striking subsection (d); (2) by striking subsection (e) and inserting the following: ``(e) If in the administration of any program established by or under Federal law which provides benefits to State or local governments or to other recipients, eligibility for or the amount of such benefits would (without regard to this subsection) be determined by taking into account data obtained in the most recent decennial census then in the determination of such eligibility or amount of benefits the most recent data available from either the mid-decade or decennial census shall be used.''; and (3) in subsection (f), by striking ``and mid-decade'' and ``or (d)''. (d) Repeal of Census of Governments.--Subchapter III of chapter 5 of title 13, United States Code, is repealed. (e) Effect on Census Activities.--Beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Commerce and the Bureau of...