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10 U.S. Code § 255 - Guam and Virgin Islands included as “State”

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For purposes of this chapter, the term “State” includes Guam and the Virgin Islands.

Editorial Notes

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 renumbered section 335 of this title as this section.

2006—Pub. L. 109–163 struck out “the unincorporated territories of” before “Guam”.

1980—Pub. L. 96–513 inserted “and Virgin Islands” after “Guam” in section catchline and inserted provision respecting applicability to the Virgin Islands.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 90–497, § 11, Sept. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 847, provided that this section is effective on date of enactment of Pub. L. 90–497, which was approved on Sept. 11, 1968.