S. 3230 (95th): A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code to provide that a former spouse of a Federal employee who had been married to such employee for ten years or more shall be entitled to a portion of such employee’s annuity and to a portion of the annuity of any surviving spouse of such employee, to provide the same settlements to former spouses of members of the Foreign Service, and for other purposes.


Jun 22, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hubert Humphrey Jr.

Senator from Minnesota


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/22/1978--Introduced.Entitles the unmarried former spouse of a Federal or Foreign Service employee or Member of Congress who was married to such employee or Member for more than ten years to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 22, 1978

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3230”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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