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house Bill H.R. 1371

COLA Fairness Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 5th, 2009

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COLA Fairness Act of 2009

Official Title

To require the establishment of regional consumer price indices to compute cost-of-living increases under the programs for Social Security and Medicare and other medical benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act.


COLA Fairness Act of 2009 - Requires the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor to establish: (1) a mapping of the United States comprising 14 specified regions; and (2) particular monthly consumer price indices for such regions for computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare (title XVIII of the Social Security Act) benefits.

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