This bill would ensure married same-sex couples have access to Social Security benefits wherever they move in the country by amending a portion of the Social Security Act to guarantee retirement and survivor benefits to same-sex couples living in a state that doesn't recognize marriage equality.
What is Senate Bill S. 753?
Cost of Senate Bill S. 753
Of Note:In late June of 2013, the Supreme Court's first rulings on same-sex marriage found that same-sex married couples living in states where gay marriage is legal must receive the same health, tax and Social Security benefits heterosexual couples receive.
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Social Security and Marriage Equality Act
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.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The house has not voted
- The senate has not voted
Committee on FinanceIntroducedMarch 17th, 2015
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