36 U.S. Code § 80501 - Definition

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§ 80501.

For purposes of this chapter, “State” includes the District of Columbia and the territories and possessions of the United States.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L. 96–497, § 14, 94 Stat. 2597.

The word “includes” is substituted for “means” for consistency in the revised title. The word “several” is omitted as unnecessary. The words “the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico” are omitted as included in “the territories and possessions of the United States”.


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