Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Domestic Partner Benefits for Federal Employees

06/01/09 The National LGBT Bar Association:

The legislation (H.R. 2571 / S.1102) is The Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009. It "would provide employment benefits to the domestic partners of federal employees." It, states, in part:
An employee who has a domestic partner and the domestic partner of the employee shall be entitled to benefits available to, and shall be subject to obligations imposed upon, a married employee and the spouse of the employee.

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