Commission to Strengthen Social Security

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On May 2, President Bush announced establishment of a bipartisan, 16-member Commission "to study and report specific recommendations to preserve Social Security for seniors while building wealth for younger Americans." The Commission will provide bipartisan recommendations to the President for modernizing and restoring fiscal soundness to the Social Security System according to the following principles: modernization must not change Social Security benefits for retirees or near retirees; the entire Social Security surplus must be dedicated to Social Security only; Social Security payroll taxes must not be increased; the Government must not invest Social Security funds in the stock market; modernization ... continued below

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President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security May 21, 2001.

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  • Alternate Title: President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security
  • Main Title: Commission to Strengthen Social Security

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On May 2, President Bush announced establishment of a bipartisan, 16-member Commission "to study and report … specific recommendations to preserve Social Security for seniors while building wealth for younger Americans." The Commission will provide bipartisan recommendations to the President for modernizing and restoring fiscal soundness to the Social Security System according to the following principles: modernization must not change Social Security benefits for retirees or near retirees; the entire Social Security surplus must be dedicated to Social Security only; Social Security payroll taxes must not be increased; the Government must not invest Social Security funds in the stock market; modernization must preserve Social Security's disability and survivors components; and modernization must include individually controlled, voluntary personal retirement accounts, which will augment the Social Security safety net.

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earliest date on site: 2001-05-21
date site last modified: 2002-03-19
site harvested: 2002-05-01
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  • May 21, 2001

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  • Sept. 7, 2006, 12:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 16, 2009, 11:43 p.m.

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President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security. Commission to Strengthen Social Security, website, May 21, 2001; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc789/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.