H.R. 239 (112th): Notch Baby Act of 2011

Jan 07, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jo Ann Emerson
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
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H.R. 238 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jan 07, 2009

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Last Action: Jan 25, 2011


This bill was introduced on January 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 07, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 07, 2011
Full Title

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved benefit computation formula for workers affected by the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 who attain age 65 during the 10-year period after 1981 and before 1992 (and related beneficiaries) and to provide prospectively for increases in their benefits accordingly.


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Notch Baby Act of 2011 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act with respect to the benefit computation formula for individuals affected by the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 who became eligible (at age 62) for (early retirement) old-age insurance benefits after 1978 and before 1989 (and reached age 65 for full-retirement benefits after 1981 and before 1992).
Sets forth a schedule of additional benefit increases for such beneficiaries (and related beneficiaries), with percentages declining from 60% to 10% keyed to the year an individual became eligible for (early retirement) benefits between 1978 and 1989.

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