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Supporting LGBT Veterans and Military Families | AB 1505 | 2012

Supporting LGBT Veterans and Military Families

Bill Number: AB 1505

AB 1505

UPDATE: AB 1505 was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on September 20, 2012.

Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, LGB service members and their families made tremendous sacrifices, but without the support and recognition afforded to the families of other service members. AB 1505 (Pan) will  guarantee that all California service members  who were discharged from the military for no reason other than their sexual orientation are eligible for all state benefits for veterans and their families such as home loans, college tuition fee waivers and preference for civil service examinations.


Author: Assemblymember Richard Pan

Principal Coauthor: Senator Kehoe

Coauthors: Assembly Members Atkins and Hill, Senator Lieu

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