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house Bill H.R. 248

Presidential Allowance Modernization Act

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      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2013

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Presidential Allowance Modernization Act

Official Title

To amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes.


Presidential Allowance Modernization Act - Revises provisions relating to presidential pensions to allow former Presidents an annuity of $200,000 and an additional monetary allowance of $200,000 per year. Reduces such pension by the amount that a President's adjusted gross income in a taxable year exceeds $400,000.  Increases from $20,000 to $100,000 the annual annuity of a surviving spouse of a former President.

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