To include under Federal laws granting rights and responsibilities to married couples other couples in other legal unions similar to marriage, including domestic partnerships and civil unions.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Jul 25, 2013
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H.R. 2834 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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