43 U.S. Code § 31b - Definitions

§ 31b.
Definitions
In sections 31a to 31h of this title:
(1) Advisory committee

The term “advisory committee” means the advisory committee established under section 31d of this title.

(2) Association

The term “Association” means the Association of American State Geologists.

(3) Director

The term “Director” means the Director of the United States Geological Survey.

(4) Education component

The term “education component” means the education component of the geologic mapping program described in section 31e(d)(3) [1] of this title.

(5) Federal component

The term “Federal component” means the Federal component of the geologic mapping program described in section 31e(d)(1) [2] of this title.

(6) Geologic mapping program

The term “geologic mapping program” means the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program established by section 31c(a) of this title.

(7) Secretary

The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

(8) State

The term “State” includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

(9) State component

The term “State component” means the State component of the geologic mapping program described in section 31e(d)(2) [3] of this title.

(10) Survey

The term “Survey” means the United States Geological Survey.



[1]  So in original. Probably should be section “31c(d)(3)”.

[2]  So in original. Probably should be section “31c(d)(1)”.

[3]  So in original. Probably should be section “31c(d)(2)”.
References in Text

Sections 31a to 31h of this title, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 102–285, known as the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992, which is classified principally to sections 31a to 31h of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 31a of this title and Tables.

Amendments

1999—Pars. (4) to (10). Pub. L. 106–148 added pars. (4), (5), and (9) and redesignated former pars. (4), (5), (6), and (7) as (6), (7), (8), and (10), respectively.

1997—Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(1), substituted “In sections 31a to 31h of this title:” for “As used in sections 31a to 31h of this title:” in introductory provisions.

Par. (1). Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(5), inserted heading.

Par. (2). Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(2), (3), added par. (2). Former par. (2) redesignated (3).

Pars. (3) to (5). Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(2), (5), redesignated pars. (2) to (4) as (3) to (5), respectively, and inserted headings. Par. (5) redesignated (7).

Par. (6). Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(4), added par. (6).

Par. (7). Pub. L. 105–36, § 3(a)(2), (5), redesignated par. (5) as (7) and inserted heading.

 

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