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  THE STATISTICAL CONSOLIDATION ACT OF 1998, AND S. 1404, THE FEDERAL 
                     STATISTICAL SYSTEM ACT OF 1997

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                                HEARING

                               before the

                 SUBCOMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT,
                      INFORMATION, AND TECHNOLOGY

                                 of the

                        COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT

                          REFORM AND OVERSIGHT

                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                       ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS

                             FIRST SESSION

                                   ON

                                S. 1404

 TO ESTABLISH A FEDERAL COMMISSION ON STATISTICAL POLICY TO STUDY THE 
 REORGANIZATION OF THE FEDERAL STATISTICAL SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE UNIFORM 
    SAFEGUARDS FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION ACQUIRED FOR 
  EXCLUSIVELY STATISTICAL PURPOSES, AND TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF 
 FEDERAL STATISTICAL PROGRAMS AND THE QUALITY OF FEDERAL STATISTICS BY 
  PERMITTING LIMITED SHARING OF RECORDS AMONG DESIGNATED AGENCIES FOR 
              STATISTICAL PURPOSES UNDER STRONG SAFEGUARDS

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                             MARCH 26, 1998

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                           Serial No. 105-157

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