12 U.S. Code § 1772 - Territorial application of chapter

The provisions of this chapter shall apply to the several States, the District of Columbia, the several Territories, including the trust territories, and possessions of the United States, the Panama Canal Zone, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.


(June 26, 1934, ch. 750, title I, § 126, formerly § 22, as added July 31, 1946, ch. 711, § 7,60 Stat. 745; amended May 8, 1952, ch. 245, 66 Stat. 66, renumbered § 27 and amended Pub. L. 86–354, § 1,Sept. 22, 1959, 73 Stat. 638; renumbered title I, § 126,Pub. L. 91–468, § 1(2),Oct. 19, 1970, 84 Stat. 994; amended Pub. L. 93–383, title VII, § 726,Aug. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 720.)
References in Text

For definition of Canal Zone, referred to in text, see section 3602 (b) of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

1974—Pub. L. 93–383inserted reference to trust territories.
1959—Pub. L. 86–354provided for application of chapter to the States, the District of Columbia, the Territories and possessions of the United States and Puerto Rico and struck out specific reference to the Virgin Islands.
1952—Act May 8, 1952, amended section to extend provisions of this chapter to the Virgin Islands.

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