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.
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Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Mar 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 27, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2529 (113th).
Mar 25, 2015
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May 11, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2421.
H.R. 1598 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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