Summary: H.R.1496 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1496. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/05/2019)

Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019

This bill replaces provisions governing the compensation provided to a former President.

Each former President shall receive from the United States (1) an annuity of $200,000 per year for the remainder of his or her life, and (2) a monetary allowance of $200,000 per year. Such allowance shall be reduced by the amount the former President's earned income exceeds $400,000. These monetary amounts are subject to a cost-of-living increase.

The bill increases and provides for cost-of-living adjustments to the monetary allowance for surviving spouses of former Presidents.