- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Education and LaborHealth, Employment, Labor, and PensionsCommittee on Energy and CommerceHealthCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedMarch 5th, 2009
- house Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
COLA Fairness Act of 2009
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.