S.270 - Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 01/27/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/13/2015 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-182. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.270 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/27/2015)
Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2015
Revises the definition of "surviving spouse" for purposes of veterans benefits provisions to eliminate the requirement that the person who was the spouse of a veteran at the time of the veteran's death be a person of the opposite sex.
Considers an individual to be a "spouse" if the marriage of the individual is considered valid under the laws of any state.