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S. 256 (113th): A bill to amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands, providing parity with Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 27, 2013 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 109

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 256

[Report No. 113–55]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 7, 2013

(for himself and Ms. Murkowski) (by request) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 27, 2013

Reported by , with an amendment

Insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

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.

2.

Adjustment of scheduled wage increases in the commonwealth of the northern mariana islands

Section 8103(b)(1)(B) of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 ( 29 U.S.C. 206 note; Public Law 110–28 ) is amended by striking 2011 and inserting 2011, 2013, and 2015.

June 27, 2013

Reported with an amendment