16 U.S. Code § 582a–7 - “State” defined

The term “State” as used in this subchapter shall include Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam.


(Pub. L. 87–788, § 8,Oct. 10, 1962, 76 Stat. 807; Pub. L. 92–318, title V, § 506(j),June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 351.)

1972—Pub. L. 92–318inserted reference to Virgin Islands and Guam.
Effective Date of 1972 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 92–318effective after June 30, 1970, see section 506(n) ofPub. L. 92–318, set out as an Effective Date note under section 326a of Title 7, Agriculture.

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