United States Code

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§ 4503d.
As used in this chapter (unless the context otherwise requires):
Institutes of Tropical Forestry

The term “Institutes of Tropical Forestry” means the Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico and the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry established under section 6706 of title 7.


The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.


The term “State” means each of the 50 States, Guam, American Samoa, the Republic of Palau (until the Compact of Free Association enters into effect), Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

(Pub. L. 101–513, title VI, § 608, as added Pub. L. 102–574, § 2(a)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4595.)
cite as: 16 USC 4503d