H.R.5275 - Seniors Purchasing Power Protection Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sestak, Joe [D-PA-7] (Introduced 05/11/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/29/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5275 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/11/2010)
Seniors Purchasing Power Protection Act - 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.
Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) to use such new CPI in the computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits.