2020 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle I - General
Chapter 1 - Definitions
Sec. 114 - United States

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 114 (2020)
Section Name §114. United States
Section Text

In this title, the term "United States", when used in a geographic sense, means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §4, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1487.)

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Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
114 46:2101(44).
  46 App.:1244(g). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title IX, §905(g), 49 Stat. 2016; as added Pub. L. 96–453, §3(b), Oct. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 2008.

The language in 46 App. U.S.C. 1244(g) relating to the areas and installations in the Republic of Panama is omitted because those areas and installations were turned over to Panama by the end of 1999.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle I - General
Sec. 114 - United States
Contains section 114
Date 2020
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 13, 2021
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 49 Stat. 2016
94 Stat. 2008
120 Stat. 1487
Public Law References Public Law 96-453, Public Law 109-304
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