H. R. 94, Amend the Code for Marriage Equality Act of 2019.

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Summary: This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the Social Security Act (SSAct), and other federal laws to replace (1) references to “wife” or “husband” with references to “spouse”; and (2) references to “husband and wife” or “husband or wife” with references to “married couple” or ” married person.” For purposes of federal laws or regulations, “marriage” is defined as a legal union between two people as spouses. The bill eliminates a definition of “spouse” that refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife. Cosponsors

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the resolution on 2/8/19.

STATUS: Introduced 1/3/19 by Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]. 

ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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