H.R. 2517 (111th): Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009


May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2010
Length: 82 pages

See Instead:

S. 1102 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Dec 16, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To provide certain benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.

Summary (CRS)

1/22/2010--Reported to House amended, Part I.Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009 - Extends specified federal employee benefits to domestic partners of federal employees.TitleI - Domestic PartnershipsSection101 - Amends ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 18, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2517”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


140 cosponsors (139D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4838 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2007

H.R. 3485 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: