HR 798

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 798

To require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2011

Mr. DEFAZIO (for himself, Mr. ROONEY, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. OLVER, Mr. ENGEL, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Mr. HOLT, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. CRITZ, and Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and 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 and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ELDERLY CONSUMERS.

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

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