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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Social Security and Marriage Equality Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the method by which the Social Security Administration determines the validity of marriages under title II of the Social Security Act.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/08/2014Introduced in Senate

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05/08/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Cosponsors (8)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Udall, Mark [D-CO]* 05/08/2014
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 05/08/2014
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 05/08/2014
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 05/12/2014
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] 05/13/2014
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 05/15/2014
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] 07/21/2014
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 11/12/2014

Committees (1)

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Senate Finance05/08/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/08/2014)

Social Security and Marriage Equality Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act with respect to the determination of a valid marriage to account for marriages in jurisdictions other than a state.

Authorizes the courts of any state to find that an OASDI benefit applicant and an insured individual were validly married in a jurisdiction other than a state at the time the applicant files a benefit application or, if the insured individual is dead, at the time the individual died.