42 U.S. Code § 14137 - Definitions
The term “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Sections 14137 to 14137c of this title, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 112–253, Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2407, known as the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, which enacted sections 14137 to 14137c of this title and amended section 14135 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 2013 Amendment note set out under section 13701 of this title and Tables.
Section was enacted as part of the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, and not as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 which enacted this chapter.