H.R. 6046 (112th): Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012


Jun 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Smith

Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2012--Introduced.Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012 - Considers a person a spouse, for purposes of military personnel policies and military and veterans' benefits, if the marriage of the individual ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6046”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (33D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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