.12 Spouse Definition
 
One of two persons, who are married to each other under applicable state law.
 
This includes one of the following:
 
One of two persons of the opposite sex
A same sex partner when the marriage is legally recognized. See Same-Sex States(g) for state legal information.
 
NA EXCEPTION
This includes a person when living together with someone of the opposite sex and presents themselves to the community as husband and wife.