S. 373 (113th): Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2013


Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

2/14/2013--Introduced.Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2013 - Considers a person a spouse, for purposes of military personnel policies and military and veterans' benefits, if the marriage of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 14, 2013

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Jul 24, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 373”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 270 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2015

H.R. 3569 (Related)
Protecting the Freedoms and Benefits for All Veterans Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2013

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