69Apr 5, 2000
2000 Census Response Rate
Witnesses testified about return rates on mail-in Census forms and about efforts to achieve an accurate count. Among the issues they addressed were privacy concerns raised by long form ...
50Feb 8, 2000
Oversight of the 2000 Census
Mr. Prewitt testified about efforts underway to collect census data. Among the issues he addressed were enumeration efforts in Alaska and rural areas which had already begun, marketing ...
19Mar 8, 2000
Status of 2000 Census
Committee members heard testimony on Census Bureau operations and activities in taking
the 2000 census. They talked about progress made thus far, as well as an error in which
16Feb 14, 2001
Mr. Barron testified about the procedures and results of the 2000 census. Among the issues addressed were the accuracy of results, turnout rates, and statistical sampling.
15Mar 14, 2000
Census 2000 Operations
Committee members conducted an operational review of the Census Bureau’s plans with only
18 days to go before Census day on April 1, and the controversial oversight role played by
14May 5, 2000
2000 Census Follow-Up
Committee members heard testimony on follow-up efforts to contact households that did not
return their Census form and other Census related matters. They also congratulated
13May 19, 2000
Census Accuracy and Coverage Evaluation
Committee members hear testimony from Mr. Prewitt about the efforts of the Census Bureau to follow up and contact the households from which no Census form was recieved.
11Mar 2, 1999
Proposals to Improve 2000 Census
Representatives testified that greater efforts were needed to recruit enumerators, especially minorities, for the 2000 census. They were followed by Mr. Prewitt who testified about the ...
10Jun 22, 2000
Census 2000 Oversight Hearing
Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Prewitt on how the Census Bureau has been
handling the follow-up for the households that did not return the census forms that were
sent to ...