Summary: H.R.3039 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3039. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/06/1981)

Military Spouse Retirement Equity Act - Entitles a former spouse of a member of the uniformed services who was married to such member for at least ten years to an annuity based upon a percentage of such member's retired or retainer pay. Allows annuities to be paid to former spouses covered by spousal agreements or court orders which are not inconsistent with provisions of this Act. Provides that the ten-year requirement for the marriage of a former spouse to a member of the uniformed services should not be construed to affect the rights of any such person under applicable State laws.

Amends the Survivor Benefit Plan to make such former spouses eligible to receive annuities under such plan.