Bush signs partner benefits law

August 2002
Employee Benefit News;Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p3
Reports on a legislation signed by U.S. President George W. Bush allowing death benefits to be paid to the domestic partners of firefighters and police officers who die in the line of duty providing the federal government's first death benefit for same-sex couples. Payment of a federal benefit; Chaplain to whom the law is named.


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