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H.R. 3838: Locality-based Social Security Benefits Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 11, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3838

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 11, 2021

(for herself and Mr. San Nicolas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To adjust the amount of monthly old-age, survivors, and disability insurance payments under title II of the Social Security Act based on locality-based comparability payment rates.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Locality-based Social Security Benefits Act of 2021.

2.

Social Security benefit amounts adjusted to reflect locality-based comparability payment rates

Notwithstanding title II of the Social Security Act, the Commissioner of Social Security shall increase the monthly benefit amount to which each individual is otherwise entitled under such title by the percentage determined by the President under sections 5304 and 5304a of title 5, United States Code, for the locality pay area (as established in section 531.603 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations) in which the individual resides at the time of such increase.