ED Says DOMA Guidance Coming Soon
A draft Dear Colleague Letter, currently under review, will likely stipulate that a student or parent who was legally married in a jurisdiction that recognizes same sex marriages is considered married for Title IV purposes, according to an ED official who spoke at the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators conference yesterday. This federal recognition would come regardless of whether the state in which the couple currently lives recognizes same sex marriage. The effective date will likely be as of the date of publication, according to the ED official.
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