S.1876 - Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 11/16/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.1876 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/16/2011)
Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers 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 who have attained early retirement.
Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) to provide for the use of such new CPI in the computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits.