36 U.S. Code § 50101 - 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.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1341.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L. 99–172, § 14, 99 Stat. 1022.

The words “the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands” are omitted as included in “the territories and possessions of the United States”.


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