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Memorandum 2017.18
Component ID: #ti2137164367

This memorandum documents the 2020 Decennial Census Detailed Operational Plan for Group Quarters operation. The Group Quarters operation enumerates people living or staying in group quarters, and provides an opportunity for people experiencing homelessness at service and pre-identified outdoor locations to be counted.

This document presents the planned operations and includes details of the operational processes involved, inputs, outputs, controls, and the basic mechanisms necessary to conduct the work. It is a living document that will be updated as necessary, based on lessons learned from ongoing tests.

Component ID: #ti751036930

The 2020 Census Memorandum Series

The 2020 Census Memorandum Series documents significant decisions, actions, and accomplishments of the 2020 Census Program for the purpose of informing stakeholders, coordinating interdivisional efforts, and documenting important historical changes.

A memorandum generally will be added to this series for any decision or documentation that meets the following criteria:

  1. A major program level decision that will affect the overall design or have significant effect on 2020 Census operations or systems.
  2. A major policy decision or change that will affect the overall design or significantly impact 2020 Census operations or systems.
  3. A report that documents the research and testing for 2020 Census operations or systems.

Visit to access the Memorandum Series, the 2020 Census Operational Plan, and other information about preparations for the 2020 Census.

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