H R 4838 in Congressional Session 110

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 4838

 

Title : To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
12/19/2007--Introduced. Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2007 - Provides that a federal employee and his or her domestic partner shall be entitled to benefits available to, and shall be subject to obligations imposed upon, a married federal employee and his or her spouse.Defines "domestic partner" to mean an adult unmarried person living with another adult unmarried person of the same sex in a committed, intimate relationship. Defines "benefits" to include federal health insurance and enhanced dental and vision benefits, retirement and disability benefits, family, medical, and emergency leave, group life insurance, long-term care insurance, compensation for work injuries, and benefits for disability, death, or captivity. Excludes members of the uniformed services from the definition of "employee."Sets forth requirements for filing: (1) an affidavit of eligibility as such a domestic partner, which shall include a certification that the employee and the domestic partner are each other's sole domestic partners and intend to remain so indefinitely; and (2) a statement upon dissolution of such a domestic partnership.

Votes

Title : To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.
Votes in the US Senate
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Votes in the US House
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Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 4838
 
Bill Number : H R 4838

Title : To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.

Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 12/19/2007)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Allen, Thomas H. [ME-1] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8] - 1/23/2008

    Rep Carson, Andre [IN-7] - 6/17/2008

    Rep Crowley, Joseph [NY-7] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] - 3/11/2008

    Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Davis, Tom [VA-11] - 12/19/2007

    Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] - 6/17/2008

    Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] - 3/11/2008

    Rep Delahunt, William D. [MA-10] - 12/19/2007

    Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Dingell, John D. [MI-15] - 1/23/2008

    Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Emanuel, Rahm [IL-5] - 1/23/2008

    Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-17] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Eshoo, Anna G. [CA-14] - 1/29/2008

    Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Fattah, Chaka [PA-2] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Giffords, Gabrielle [AZ-8] - 3/31/2008

    Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Gutierrez, Luis V. [IL-4] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Hare, Phil [IL-17] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Harman, Jane [CA-36] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Hinchey, Maurice D. [NY-22] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Langevin, James R. [RI-2] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Lantos, Tom [CA-12] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] - 3/11/2008

    Rep Lofgren, Zoe [CA-16] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] - 7/17/2008

    Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Matsui, Doris O. [CA-5] - 1/15/2008

    Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4] - 2/13/2008

    Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 12/19/2007

    Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 9/8/2008

    Rep Miller, George [CA-7] - 1/29/2008

    Rep Moore, Dennis [KS-3] - 1/28/2008

    Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Moran, James P. [VA-8] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] - 5/19/2008

    Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Olver, John W. [MA-1] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Pastor, Ed [AZ-4] - 1/28/2008

    Rep Price, David E. [NC-4] - 1/15/2008

    Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Richardson, Laura [CA-37] - 7/8/2008

    Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] - 3/31/2008

    Rep Roybal-Allard, Lucille [CA-34] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Sarbanes, John P. [MD-3] - 1/28/2008

    Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Schwartz, Allyson Y. [PA-13] - 5/7/2008

    Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-16] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Shays, Christopher [CT-4] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Sherman, Brad [CA-27] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-28] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Smith, Adam [WA-9] - 1/29/2008

    Rep Solis, Hilda L. [CA-32] - 1/17/2008

    Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13] - 1/23/2008

    Rep Sutton, Betty [OH-13] - 6/17/2008

    Rep Tauscher, Ellen O. [CA-10] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Tierney, John F. [MA-6] - 4/8/2008

    Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Tsongas, Niki [MA-5] - 3/6/2008

    Rep Udall, Mark [CO-2] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] - 2/28/2008

    Rep Velazquez, Nydia M. [NY-12] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [FL-20] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] - 3/31/2008

    Rep Welch, Peter [VT] - 4/15/2008

    Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] - 1/23/2008

    Rep Wu, David [OR-1] - 12/19/2007

    Rep Wynn, Albert Russell [MD-4] - 12/19/2007

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 4838

Title : To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
***NONE***

 
ALL ACTIONS:
1
 
2/19/2007:Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 1
 
2/19/2007:Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
 
1/16/2008:Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Post Office, and the District of Columbia. 1
 
2/19/2007:Referred to House House Administration 1
 
2/19/2007:Referred to House Judiciary
 
2/25/2008:Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.