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

Introduced:

May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 20, 2009
 
Introduced

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Nov 18, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

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

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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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

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