Summary: H.R.1709 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/23/2017)

This bill provides that, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the various U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, the term "state" shall include any U.S. territory, unless the statute, rule, regulation, or interpretation explicitly excludes the territories from the definition of the term or otherwise precludes their inclusion.