To amend the method by which the Social Security Administration determines the validity of marriages under title II of the Social Security Act.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
8, 2014 Mrs. M
(for herself, Mr. U
of Colorado, Mr. M
, and Ms. B
) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and re-ferred to the Committee on Finance
To amend the method by which the Social Security Adminis-tration determines the validity of marriages under title II of the Social Security Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Social Security and
Marriage Equality Act’’.
SEC. 2. DETERMINATION OF VALID MARRIAGE UNDER THE
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.
.—Section 216(h)(1)(A)(i) of the So-
cial Security Act (42 U.S.C. 416(h)(1)(A)(i)) is amended
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