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Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2013

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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.

Actions Overview (1)

02/14/2013Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

07/24/2013Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
06/12/2013Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
02/14/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]* 02/14/2013
Sen. Begich, Mark [D-AK] 06/26/2013
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] 07/08/2013
Sen. Udall, Mark [D-CO] 09/09/2013

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Senate Veterans' Affairs02/14/2013 Referred to
06/12/2013 Hearings by
07/24/2013 Markup by

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Introduced in Senate (02/14/2013)

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 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.