16 U.S. Code § 469c–1 - “State” defined
As used in sections 469 to 469c–1 of this title, the term “State” includes the several States of the Union, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Source(Pub. L. 86–523, § 8, as added Pub. L. 96–205, title VI, § 608(b)(2),Mar. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 92.)
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands