36 U.S. Code § 80501 - Definition

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For purposes of this chapter, “State” includes the District of Columbia and the territories and possessions of the United States.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1362.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
80501
36:1613.
Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L. 96–497, § 14, 94 Stat. 2597.

The word “includes” is substituted for “means” for consistency in the revised title. The word “several” is omitted as unnecessary. The words “the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico” are omitted as included in “the territories and possessions of the United States”.

 

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