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Short Titles as Introduced

Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/27/2012Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
07/19/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
06/27/2012Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/27/2012Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/27/2012Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services06/27/2012 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel07/19/2012 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs06/27/2012 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/27/2012)

Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2012 - Considers a person a spouse, for purposes of military personnel policies and military and veterans' benefits, if the marriage of the individual is valid in the state in which the marriage was entered into or, in the case of a marriage entered into outside any state, if the marriage is valid in the place in which the marriage was entered into and the marriage could have been entered into in a state. Includes as a state the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, and U.S. territories and possessions.