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Encyclopedia > Domestic partnerships in District of Columbia

The District of Columbia has recognised Also for straight couples. A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing... civil unions since 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated: reporter Daniel Pearl March 31 - Ukraine: elections for the Parliament April April 2 - Israeli forces surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where Palestinian terrorists are holding around 200 hostages. A siege ensues. April... 2002. All registered couples as domestic partners are entitled to the same rights as legal family members to visit their domestic partners in A hospital today is an institution for professional health care provided by physicians and nurses. Terminology During the Middle Ages the hospital could serve other functions, such as almshouse for the poor, or hostel for pilgrims. The name comes from Latin hospital, while Commonwealth English (including some Canadian English) prefers... hospital and make decisions concerning the treatment of a domestic partner’s remains after the partner’s Death is either the cessation of life in a living organism or the state of the organism after that event. A common symbol of death is a grim reaper or the color black. The grave is a metonym for death. Biologically, death can occur to wholes, to parts of wholes... death. The measure also grants rights to a number of benefits to ... District of Columbia A government is an organization that has the power to make and enforce laws for a certain territory. There are several definitions on what exactly constitutes a government. In its broadest sense, govern means the power to administrate, whether over an area of land, a set group of people, or... government employees. Domestic partners are eligible for Health care or healthcare is one of the worlds largest and fastest growing professions. As a general term, it refers to the delivery of medical services by specialist providers, such as midwives, doctors, nurses, home health aides, vaccination technicians and physicians assistants. Usually such services receive payment from... health care Insurance is the business of providing protection against financial aspects of risk, such as those to property, life, health and legal liability. It is one method of the overall concept known as risk management. Introduction In insurance, the insured makes payments called premiums to an insurer, and in return is... insurance policy, can use annual leave or unpaid leave for the Birth is the process in mammals by which a fetus is expelled from the body of its mother. Medical Meanings Childbirth is the process at the end of a successful human pregnancy that results in a baby being born. Birth defect is a physical or mental abnormality present at the... birth or Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birth parents. Adoption usually results in the severing of the parental responsibilities and rights of the biological parents and the placing of those responsibilities and rights onto the adoptive parents. After the... adoption of a dependent A male Caucasian toddler child A child (plural: children) is a young human. Depending on context it may mean someone who is not yet an adult, or someone who has not yet reached puberty (someone who is prepubescent). Adults are often described as the children of their parents despite their... child and/or care for their domestic partner or their dependants, and/or arrange for or attend the Underwater funeral in , which had a variety of meanings, including the corpse and the funerary rites themselves. Funeral rites are as old as the human race itself. In the Shanidar cave in Iraq, Neandertal skeletons have been discovered with a characteristic layer of pollen, which suggests that Neandertals buried the... funeral.


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Domestic partnerships in District of Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (169 words)
All registered couples as domestic partners are entitled to the same rights as legal family members to visit their domestic partners in hospital and make decisions concerning the treatment of a domestic partner’s remains after the partner’s death.
The measure also grants rights to a number of benefits to District of Columbia government employees.
Domestic partners are eligible for health care insurance policy, can use annual leave or unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a dependent child and/or care for their domestic partner or their dependants, and/or arrange for or attend the funeral.
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