H.R. 2529 (113th): Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act


Jun 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dina Titus

Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to amend the definition of the term "spouse" to recognize new State definitions of such term for the purpose of the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2013--Introduced.Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act - Amends the definition of "spouse" for purposes of veterans' benefits provisions to require an individual to be considered a spouse if the marriage of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 2013

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. 2529”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


64 cosponsors (63D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1598 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2015

H.R. 683 (Related)
Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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