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Operations and Administration of the ACS

Find the latest Federal Register notices, survey content updates, and other general information about ACS operation and policies.

ACS Governance


American Community Survey Strategic Plan [PDF 613KB]


Charter of the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy Subcommittee on the American Community Survey [PDF 172KB]

Federal Register Notices


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; The American Community Survey Content Review Results


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; The American Community Survey 2014 Content Change [PDF 197KB]


Proposed Information Collection - Initial Request for Comments [PDF 150KB]


American Community Survey 2011 Office of Management and Budget Clearance Pre-Submission Notice [PDF 177KB]


Final Notice — American Community Survey 5-Year Data Product Plans [PDF 63KB]


Comments to the Census Bureau — American Community Survey 5-year Data Products Plan [PDF 5.3MB]


Initial Request for Comments — American Community Survey 5-year Data Products Plan [PDF 116KB]

Testimony


Census Bureau Director Groves March 6, 2012 Testimony before the House of Representatives regarding the implications of making response to the ACS voluntary [PDF 364KB]

Survey Content Updates and Policies


2011 American Community Survey Improvements - describes improvements occuring during the 2011 data collection

Report to Congress: Subjects Planned for the 2010 Census and American Community Survey [PDF 363KB]

Report to Congress: Questions Planned for the 2010 Census and American Community Survey [PDF 763KB]


Policy for Adding New Content to the ACS [PDF 122KB]


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | American Community Survey Office | Email ACS | Last Revised: December 04, 2014
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