15 U.S. Code § 689 - Definitions
The term “developmental venture capital” means capital in the form of equity capital investments in businesses made with a primary objective of fostering economic development in low-income geographic areas. For the purposes of this paragraph, the term “equity capital” has the same meaning given such term in section 683(g)(4) of this title.
The term “operational assistance” means management, marketing, and other technical assistance that assists a small business concern with business development.
The term “State” means such  of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.
 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.
 So in original. Probably should be “each”.
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