President Signs Legislation for Military Spouses

On Veterans Day, the President signed into law S.475, The Military Spouses Residency Relief Act. The law amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide certain protections for military spouses with regard to residency, voting and taxation. Spouses will have the option to adopt the state in which they reside or the service member’s state of residence.  Here is the Statement by the President on S.475.