H.R.3601 - Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large] (Introduced 07/28/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/12/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3601 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2005)
Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act of 2005 - Directs the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor to prepare and publish a monthly Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers (CPI) that indicates changes over time in expenditures for consumption which are typical for individuals aged 62 years of age or older. Authorizes appropriations.
Amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVIII (Medicare) to provide for the use of such new CPI in the computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under such programs.