Text: H.R.1545 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/12/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1545


To amend the definition of State in certain Federal agricultural laws to include the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2013

Mr. Sablan introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the definition of State in certain Federal agricultural laws to include the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Inclusion of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as a state under certain federal agricultural laws.

(a) Amendment to the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Act.—Section 8 of Public Law 87–788 (16 U.S.C. 582a–7; commonly known as the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Act) is amended by striking “and Guam.” and inserting “Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.”.

(b) Amendment to the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946.—Section 207 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1626) is amended by striking “and Guam.” and inserting “, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.”.