To amend titles 10, 32, 37, and 38 of the United States Code, to add a definition of spouse for purposes of military personnel policies and military and veteran benefits that recognizes new State definitions of spouse.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2012
Length: 5 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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33 Cosponsors (33 Democrats)
Jun 27, 2012
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H.R. 6046 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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