H.R. 1984: FAIR Social Security Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the cap on compensation subject to the payroll tax, to reallocate payroll tax revenue to the Social Security Trust Funds, to apply the CPI-E to Social Security cost-of-living increases, and for other purposes.

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Apr 23, 2015


Referred to Committee on Apr 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 12 pages


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Apr 23, 2015

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