Implementation of the President's Memorandum Regarding Extension of Benefits to Same-Sex Domestic Partners of Federal Employees Including Coverage under the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)
Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 476
Reference Issuance Date: 10/05/2011
Policy Issuance Date: 07/28/2010
Responsible Office: HR/PPIM
File Name: 476mad_100511
In a memorandum dated June 2, 2010, President Obama directed Federal agencies to extend various benefits to their employees' same-sex domestic partners as permitted by law. Director Berry of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) subsequently issued guidance to agency heads to ensure consistent and appropriate implementation of the President's memorandum.