H.R.1404 - Social Security and Marriage Equality Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 03/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/27/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1404 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2015)
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.