To provide for cost-of-living increases for certain Federal benefits programs based on increases in the Consumer Price Index for the elderly.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Garamendi Introduces Bill to Increase Social Security Benefits”
— Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Mar 2, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
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H.R. 1251 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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