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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      Social Security
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMay 11th, 2010

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Title

Seniors Purchasing Power Protection Act

Official Title

To require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act.

Summary

Seniors Purchasing Power Protection 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 aged 62 years of age or older. Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) to use such new CPI in the computation of cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits.

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