H. R. 1358
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 3, 2023
Mr. Molinaro (for himself, Mr. Neguse, and Mr. Vasquez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
To direct the Bureau of Labor Statistics to prepare and publish a Consumer Price Index for Rural Consumers, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Combating Rural Inflation Act.
Consumer Price Index for Rural Consumers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor shall prepare and publish an index for each calendar month beginning with January 2024 to be known as the Consumer Price Index for Rural Consumers that indicates changes over time in expenditures for consumption which are typical for individuals in the United States who reside in rural communities.