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Employee Benefit Plan Compliance With The Recent DOMA Supreme Court Decision

by Roberts Holland LLP - New York Office

December 17, 2013

Previously published on December 10, 2013

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which became law in 1996, provided that no state shall be required to respect another state's recognition of a same-sex marriage (Section 2) and limited the definition of "spouse" and "marriage" to persons of the opposite-sex for Federal law purposes (Section 3).


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