To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of permanent partnerships between individuals of the same gender as marriage for purposes of determining entitlement to benefits under such title.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2012
Length: 7 pages
Apr 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 24, 2012
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Aug 2, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3050 (113th).
H.R. 4609 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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