Text of To amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and ...

...Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

The text of the bill below is as of May 15, 2013 (Passed the House (Engrossed)).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 573

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To amend Public Law 93–435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

1.

Amendment

(a)

In general

The first section and section 2 of Public Law 93–435 ( 48 U.S.C. 1705 , 1706) are amended by inserting the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, after Guam, each place it appears.

(b)

References to date of enactment

For the purposes of the amendment made by subsection (a), each reference in Public Law 93–435 to the date of enactment shall be considered to be a reference to the date of the enactment of this section.

Passed the House of Representatives May 15, 2013.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.