New Cosponsor — Oct 26, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (33 Democrats).
Jun 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2012
Length: 5 pages
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.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6046 — 112th Congress: Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6046
“H.R. 6046 — 112th Congress: Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6046>
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