__Description of Proposed Provision__:

D2: The current spouse benefit is based on 50 percent of the PIA of the other spouse. Reduce this percent each year by 1 percentage point beginning with newly eligible spouses in 2018, until the percent reaches 33 in 2034.

*Estimates based on the intermediate assumptions
of the 2017 Trustees Report*

Summary Measures | |||||||
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Current law [percent of payroll] |
Change from current law [percent of payroll] |
Shortfall eliminated | |||||

Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
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-2.83 | -4.48 | 0.11 | 0.16 | 4% | 4% |