(June 22, 1936, ch. 699, § 4,49 Stat. 1808; Aug. 7, 1939, ch. 515, 53 Stat. 1242; Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 654, § 1(127),65 Stat. 706; Pub. L. 97–357, title III, § 306,Oct. 19, 1982, 96 Stat. 1709.)
1982—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 97–357
substituted “legislature” for “Legislative Assembly” wherever appearing.
1951—Subsec. (f). Act Oct. 31, 1951, repealed subsec. (f) which authorized the Secretary of the Interior to lease or sell any property under his administrative supervision in the Virgin Islands not needed for public purposes.
1939—Act Aug. 7, 1939, designated existing provisions as subsecs. (a), (b), (e), and (f) and added subsecs. (c) and (d).
Construction of Virgin Islands Projects by Secretary of the Army
Pub. L. 101–640
, title IV, § 406,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4647
, provided that:
“(a) General Rule.—Upon request of the Governor of the Virgin Islands with respect to a construction project in the Virgin Islands for which Federal financial assistance is available under any law of the United States, the Federal official administering such assistance may make such assistance available to the Secretary instead of the Virgin Islands. The Secretary shall use such assistance to carry out such project in accordance with the provisions of such law.
“(b) Limitation on Statutory Construction.—Nothing in this section shall be construed as relieving the Virgin Islands from complying with any requirements for non-Federal cooperation with respect to a construction project carried out with Federal financial assistance provided to the Secretary pursuant to this section; except that the Secretary shall be responsible for complying with administrative and fiscal requirements associated with utilization of such assistance.
“(c) Termination Date.—Subsection (a) shall not be effective after the last day of the 3-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 28, 1990]; except that the Secretary shall complete construction of any project commenced under subsection (a) before such day.”
Ex. Ord. No. 9170. Certain Navigation Laws Made Applicable to Virgin Islands
Ex. Ord. No. 9170, eff. May 21, 1942, 7
, provided in part:
It is ordered that all of the navigation and vessel inspection laws of the United States be, and they are hereby, made applicable to the Virgin Islands of the United States, with the following exceptions:
(1) The coastwise laws of the United States.
(2) The act of Congress approved June 7, 1897 (30 Stat. 96
), as amended by the acts of February 19, 1900 (31 Stat. 30
), May 25, 1914 (38 Stat. 381
), March 1, 1933 (47 Stat. 1417
), Aug. 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 668
, 669), May 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1367
), and April 22, 1940 (54 Stat. 150
(3) So much of the vessel inspection laws of the United States as requires the inspection as a passenger vessel of any cargo vessel, foreign or domestic, when carrying more than twelve passengers or persons in addition to the crew.
(4) Federal laws levying tonnage duties, light money, or entrance and clearance fees.