HR 776

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 776

To require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act and to provide, in the case of elderly beneficiaries under such title, for an annual cost-of-living increase which is not less than 3 percent.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 17, 2011

Mr. ENGEL introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act and to provide, in the case of elderly beneficiaries under such title, for an annual cost-of-living increase which is not less than 3 percent.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ELDERLY CONSUMERS.

SEC. 3. COMPUTATION OF COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES.

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