H.R. 1030: Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 07, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Peter DeFazio
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 07, 2013
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 798 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 18, 2011

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 7, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

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.

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Cosponsors
21 cosponsors (21D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

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House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

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3/7/2013--Introduced.
Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act of 2013 - Directs the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor to prepare and publish a monthly Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers (CPIEC) that indicates changes over time in expenditures for consumption which are typical for individuals age 62 or older.
Amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVIII (Medicare) to use such new CPIEC in the computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits, replacing the CPI for All Urban Consumers (U.S. city average).

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