New Cosponsor — Oct 26, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (33 Democrats).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6046>
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