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S.CON.RES.15: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index should not be used to calculate cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security or veterans benefits, or to increase the tax burden on low- and middle-income taxpayers.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Tom Harkin, D-Iowa
Total Cosponsors 22 (21 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action April 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index should not be used to: (1) calculate cost of living adjustments for Social Security benefits or benefits for disabled veterans and their survivors, or (2) increase the tax burden on low- and middle-income taxpayers.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 24, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2967)