US (United States) Code. Title 48. Chapter 14: Trust territory of the Pacific Islands

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48 USC CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC

ISLANDS 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec.

1681. Continuance of civil government for Trust Territory of

the Pacific Islands; assistance programs; maximum

fiscal year costs; reimbursement.

1681a. Appointment of High Commissioner.

1681b. Transfer of functions from government comptroller for

Guam to Inspector General, Department of the

Interior.

(a) Functions, powers, and duties transferred.

(b) Scope of authority transferred.

(c) Transfer of personnel, assets, etc., of office

of government comptroller for Guam to Office

of Inspector General, Department of the

Interior.

1681c, 1682. Repealed or Omitted.

1683. Auditing of transactions of Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands.

1684. Expenditure of funds for administration of Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands.

1685. Transfer of property or money for administration of

Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

1686, 1687. Omitted.

1688. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Economic

Development Loan Fund.

1689. Plan for use of grant to Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands Economic Development Loan Fund;

loans; terms.

1690. Loans from Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

Economic Loan Fund; restrictions; guarantees.

1691. Fiscal control and accounting procedures for plan for

use of grant.

1692. Comprehensive annual financial report by chief

executives of governments of the Marshall Islands,

Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and Northern

Mariana Islands; contents; other reports.

1693. Audit of government; access to books, records, etc.

1694 to 1694e. Transferred.

1695. Federal education and health care programs;

nonapplicability or nonparticipation.

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TERMINATION OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which included the

Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the

Marshall Islands, and Palau, terminated. The Trusteeship Agreement

terminated with respect to the Republic of the Marshall Islands on

Oct. 21, 1986, with respect to the Federated States of Micronesia

and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on Nov. 3,

1986, and with respect to the Republic of Palau on Oct. 1, 1994.

See Proc. No. 5564, Nov. 3, 1986, 51 F.R. 40399, set out as a note

under section 1801 of this title, and Proc. No. 6726, Sept. 27,

1994, 59 F.R. 49777, set out as a note under section 1931 of this

title.

For provisions relating to the Northern Mariana Islands, formerly

set out as notes under section 1681 of this title, see chapter 17

(Sec. 1801 et seq.) of this title. For provisions relating to the

Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau,

formerly set out as notes under section 1681 of this title, see

chapter 18 (Sec. 1901 et seq.) of this title.

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48 USC Sec. 1681 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec. 1681. Continuance of civil government for Trust Territory of

the Pacific Islands; assistance programs; maximum fiscal year

costs; reimbursement

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(a) Until Congress shall further provide for the government of

the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, all executive,

legislative, and judicial authority necessary for the civil

administration of the Trust Territory shall continue to be vested

in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner and

through such agency or agencies as the President of the United

States may direct or authorize.

(b) The head of any department, corporation, or other agency of

the executive branch of the Government may, upon the request of the

Secretary of the Interior, extend to the Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands, with or without reimbursement, scientific,

technical, and other assistance under any program administered by

such agency, or extend to the Trust Territory any Federal program

administered by such agency, if the assistance or program will

promote the welfare of the Trust Territory, notwithstanding any

provision of law under which the Trust Territory may otherwise be

ineligible for the assistance or program: Provided, That the

Secretary of the Interior shall not request assistance pursuant to

this subsection that involves, in the aggregate, an estimated

nonreimbursable cost in any one fiscal year in excess of $150,000:

Provided further, That the cost of any program extended to the

Trust Territory under this subsection shall be reimbursable out of

appropriations authorized and made for the government of the Trust

Territory pursuant to section 2 of this Act, as amended. The

provisions of this subsection shall not apply to financial

assistance under a grant-in-aid program.

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(June 30, 1954, ch. 423, Sec. 1, 68 Stat. 330; Pub. L. 88-487, Sec.

1, Aug. 22, 1964, 78 Stat. 601.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 2 of this Act, as amended, referred to in subsec. (b),

means section 2 of act June 30, 1954, set out as a note below.

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 1435 of this title.

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AMENDMENTS

1964 - Pub. L. 88-487 designated existing provisions as subsec.

(a) and added subsec. (b).

NOTES TRANSFERRED

For provisions relating to the Northern Mariana Islands, formerly

set out as notes under this section, see chapter 17 (Sec. 1801 et

seq.) of this title. For provisions relating to the Federated

States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau, formerly set

out as notes under this section, see chapter 18 (Sec. 1901 et seq.)

of this title.

SIMILAR PROVISIONS

Similar provisions continuing the civil government for the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands until June 30, 1954, were

contained in act Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 383, Secs. 1, 2, 67 Stat. 494,

495.

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

Pub. L. 87-541, July 19, 1962, 76 Stat. 171, provided in part

that not more than $15,000,000 be authorized to be appropriated for

the fiscal year 1963.

Section 2 of act June 30, 1954, as amended July 19, 1962, Pub. L.

87-541, 76 Stat. 171; May 10, 1967, Pub. L. 90-16, Sec. 1, 81 Stat.

15; Oct. 21, 1968, Pub. L. 90-617, Sec. 1, 82 Stat. 1213; Dec. 24,

1970, Pub. L. 91-578, 84 Stat. 1559; Sept. 21, 1973, Pub. L.

93-111, Sec. 1, 87 Stat. 354; May 28, 1975, Pub. L. 94-27, Sec. 1,

89 Stat. 95; Apr. 1, 1976, Pub. L. 94-255, Sec. 1, 90 Stat. 299;

Oct. 15, 1977, Pub. L. 95-134, title I, Sec. 101, 91 Stat. 1159;

Mar. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96-205, title I, Sec. 101, 94 Stat. 84; Dec.

24, 1980, Pub. L. 96-597, title IV, Sec. 401, 94 Stat. 3478,

provided that: "There are authorized to be appropriated not to

exceed $25,000,000 for fiscal year 1967, for fiscal year 1975,

$75,000,000 for fiscal year 1976, $80,000,000; for the period

beginning July 1, 1976, and ending September 30, 1976, $15,100,000;

for fiscal year 1977, $80,000,000; and such amounts as were

authorized but not appropriated for fiscal years 1975, 1976, and

1977; for fiscal year 1978, $90,000,000; for fiscal year 1979,

$122,700,000; for fiscal year 1980, $112,000,000; for fiscal years

after fiscal year 1980, such sums as may be necessary, including,

but not limited to, sums needed for completion of the capital

improvement program; for a basic communications system; for a

feasibility study and construction of a hydroelectric project on

Ponape; for expenditure by grant or contract for the installation,

operation, and maintenance of communications systems which will

provide internal and external communications; and up to but not to

exceed $8,000,000 for the construction of such buildings as are

required for a four-year college to serve the Micronesian community

(no appropriations for the construction of such buildings shall,

however, be made (A) until, but not later than one year after the

date of the enactment of this Act [Apr. 1, 1976], the President

causes a study to be made by an appropriate authority to determine

the educational need and the most suitable educational concept for

such a college and transmits such study, together with his

recommendations, to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs

of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States

within said one year period and (B) until 90 calendar days after

the receipt of such study and recommendations which shall be deemed

approved unless specifically disapproved by resolution of either

such committee), and $1,800,000 for a human development project in

the Marshall Islands plus such sums as are necessary, for each of

such fiscal years, or periods, to offset reductions in, or the

termination of, Federal grant-in-aid programs or other funds made

available to the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands by other

Federal agencies, to remain available until expended, to carry out

the provisions of this Act [this section] and to provide for a

program of necessary capital improvements and public works related

to health, education, utilities, highways, transportation

facilities, communications, and public buildings: Provided, That

except for funds appropriated for the activities of the Peace Corps

no funds appropriated by any Act shall be used for administration

of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands except as may be

specifically authorized by law."

INVENTORY AND STUDY OF MOST UNIQUE AND SIGNIFICANT NATURAL,

HISTORICAL, ETC., RESOURCES OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC

ISLANDS

Pub. L. 97-357, title II, Sec. 205, Oct. 19, 1982, 96 Stat. 1708,

directed Secretary of the Interior to conduct a comprehensive

inventory and study of the most unique and significant natural,

historical, cultural and recreational resources of Trust Territory

of the Pacific Islands with objective of preservation of their

values and their careful use and appreciation by the public, along

with a determination of their potential for attracting tourism,

further provided that such inventory and study was to be conducted

in full cooperation and consultation with affected governmental

officials and the interested public, and was to identify areas or

sites which qualified to be listed on Registry of Natural Landmarks

and National Register of Historic Places, and further provided that

a full report on such inventory and study was to be transmitted to

the respectively involved governments and Congress no later than

two complete calendar years after Oct. 19, 1982.

ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT LOCATION FOR DISPLACED PEOPLE OF BIKINI

ISLAND; PROGRESS REPORT TO CONGRESS; CONTENTS

Pub. L. 95-348, Sec. 2(c), Aug. 18, 1978, 92 Stat. 488, directed

Secretary of the Interior to prepare and submit to Congress by July

1, 1979, a progress report on efforts to establish a permanent

location for displaced people of Bikini Island.

DISASTER RELIEF

Section 3 of act June 30, 1954, ch. 423, as added Pub. L. 90-617,

Sec. 2, Oct. 21, 1968, 82 Stat. 1213, and amended Pub. L. 91-606,

title III, Sec. 301(k), Dec. 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 1759; Pub. L.

93-288, title VII, Sec. 702(k), formerly title VI, Sec. 602(k), May

22, 1974, 88 Stat. 164, renumbered Pub. L. 103-337, div. C, title

XXXIV, Sec. 3411(a)(1), (2), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 3100; Pub. L.

100-707, title I, Sec. 109(w), Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4710,

provided that: "There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such

sums as the Secretary of the Interior may find necessary, but not

to exceed $10,000,000 for any one year, to alleviate suffering and

damage resulting from major disasters that occur in the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands. Such sums shall be in addition to

those authorized in section 2 of this Act [set out as a note above]

and shall not be subject to the limitations imposed by section 2 of

this Act. The Secretary of the Interior shall determine whether or

not a major disaster has occurred in accordance with the principles

and policies of sections 102(2) and 401 of the [Robert T. Stafford]

Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act [42 U.S.C. 5122(2),

5170]."

ISLAND TRADING COMPANY OF MICRONESIA

Act Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 383, Sec. 3, 67 Stat. 495, provided that

notwithstanding the provisions of the Interior Department

Appropriation Act, 1953 (Pub. L. 470, ch. 597, 66 Stat. 445), the

Island Trading Company of Micronesia not have succession after Dec.

31, 1954.

AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TRUSTEESHIP AGREEMENT FOR THE TERRITORY OF

THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

Act July 18, 1947, ch. 271, 61 Stat. 397, authorized President to

approve, on behalf of the United States, the trusteeship agreement

between the United States and the Security Council of the United

Nations for the former Japanese mandated islands (to be known as

the Territory of the Pacific Islands) which was approved by the

Security Council on Apr. 2, 1947.

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EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10265

Ex. Ord. No. 10265, eff. June 29, 1951, 16 F.R. 6419, which

related to transfer of administration of Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands, was superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11021, eff. May 8,

1962, 27 F.R. 4409, formerly set out below.

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 11021

Ex. Ord. No. 11021, eff. May 7, 1962, 27 F.R. 4409, as amended by

Ex. Ord. No. 11944, eff. Oct. 25, 1976, 41 F.R. 47215, which

related to administration of Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands, was superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 12569, Oct. 16, 1986, 51

F.R. 37171, set out as a note under section 1901 of this title.

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48 USC Sec. 1681a 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec. 1681a. Appointment of High Commissioner

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Any appointment made on or after May 10, 1967, to the office of

the High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

shall be made by the President by and with the advice and consent

of the Senate.

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(Pub. L. 90-16, Sec. 2, May 10, 1967, 81 Stat. 15.)

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48 USC Sec. 1681b 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec. 1681b. Transfer of functions from government comptroller for

Guam to Inspector General, Department of the Interior

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(a) Functions, powers, and duties transferred

The following functions, powers, and duties heretofore vested in

the government comptroller for Guam with respect to the government

of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the government of

the Northern Mariana Islands are hereby transferred to the

Inspector General, Department of the Interior, for the purpose of

establishing an organization which will maintain a satisfactory

level of independent audit oversight of the governments of the

Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and

the Northern Mariana Islands:

(1) The authority to audit all accounts pertaining to the

revenue and receipts of the governments of the Marshall Islands,

the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and the Northern

Mariana Islands, and of funds derived from bond issues, and the

authority to audit, in accordance with law and administrative

regulations, all expenditures of funds and property pertaining to

the aforementioned governments including those pertaining to

trust funds held by such governments.

(2) The authority to report to the Secretary of the Interior,

the High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands, the chief executives of the governments of the Marshall

Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and the

Northern Mariana Islands all failures to collect amounts due the

governments, and expenditures of funds or uses of property which

are irregular or not pursuant to law.

(b) Scope of authority transferred

The authority granted in paragraph (a) of this section shall

extend to all activities of the governments of the Marshall

Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and the

Northern Mariana Islands, and shall be in addition to the authority

conferred upon the Inspector General by the Inspector General Act

of 1978 (92 Stat. 1101), as amended. This section is not subject to

termination under section 502(a)(3) of the Covenant to Establish a

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union

with the United States of America (90 Stat. 263, 268).

(c) Transfer of personnel, assets, etc., of office of government

comptroller for Guam to Office of Inspector General, Department

of the Interior

In order to carry out the provisions of this section, the

personnel, assets, liabilities, contracts, property, records, and

unexpended balances of appropriations, authorizations, allocations,

and other funds employed, held, used, arising from, available or to

be made available, of the office of the government comptroller for

Guam related to its audit function, with respect to the government

of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the government of

the Northern Mariana Islands are hereby transferred to the Office

of Inspector General, Department of the Interior.

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(June 30, 1954, ch. 423, Sec. 4, as added Pub. L. 97-357, title II,

Sec. 203(b), Oct. 19, 1982, 96 Stat. 1707.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Inspector General Act of 1978, referred to in subsec. (b), is

Pub. L. 95-452, Oct. 12, 1978, 92 Stat. 1101, as amended, which is

set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

Section 502(a)(3) of the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of

the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United

States of America, referred to in subsec. (b), is contained in

section 1 of Pub. L. 94-241, set out as a note under section 1801

of this title.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 1681b, acts June 30, 1954, ch. 423, Sec. 4, as

added Sept. 21, 1973, Pub. L. 93-111, Sec. 2, 87 Stat. 354; amended

Oct. 15, 1977, Pub. L. 95-134, title II, Sec. 203(b), 91 Stat.

1162; Mar. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96-205, title II, Sec. 201(b), 94

Stat. 85, related to duties of government comptroller for Guam in

addition to those imposed by Organic Act of Guam, prior to repeal

by Pub. L. 97-357, Sec. 203(b).

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48 USC Sec. 1681c 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

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Sec. 1681c. Repealed. Pub. L. 97-357, title II, Sec. 203(d), Oct.

19, 1982, 96 Stat. 1708

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Section, Pub. L. 96-205, title II, Sec. 201(a), Mar. 12, 1980, 94

Stat. 85, related to the payment of the salary and expenses of the

government comptroller for the Northern Mariana Islands from funds

appropriated to the Department of the Interior.

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48 USC Sec. 1682 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

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Sec. 1682. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, act Oct. 5, 1992, Pub. L. 102-381, title I, 106 Stat.

1393, which authorized government of Trust Territory of Pacific

Islands to make purchases through General Services Administration,

was from the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies

Appropriations Act, 1992, and was not repeated in subsequent

appropriation acts. See section 1469e of this title. Similar

provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation

acts:

Nov. 13, 1991, Pub. L. 102-154, title I, 105 Stat. 1008.

Nov. 5, 1990, Pub. L. 101-512, title I, 104 Stat. 1933.

Oct. 23, 1989, Pub. L. 101-121, title I, 103 Stat. 717.

Sept. 27, 1988, Pub. L. 100-446, title I, 102 Stat. 1797.

Dec. 22, 1987, Pub. L. 100-202, Sec. 101(g) [title I], 101 Stat.

1329-213, 1329-232.

Oct. 18, 1986, Pub. L. 99-500, Sec. 101(h) [title I], 100 Stat.

1783-242, 1783-258, and Oct. 30, 1986, Pub. L. 99-591, Sec. 101(h)

[title I], 100 Stat. 3341-242, 3341-259.

Dec. 19, 1985, Pub. L. 99-190, Sec. 101(d) [title I], 99 Stat.

1224, 1239.

Oct. 12, 1984, Pub. L. 98-473, title I, Sec. 101(c) [title I], 98

Stat. 1837, 1851.

Nov. 4, 1983, Pub. L. 98-146, title I, 97 Stat. 932.

Dec. 30, 1982, Pub. L. 97-394, title I, 96 Stat. 1979.

Dec. 23, 1981, Pub. L. 97-100, title I, 95 Stat. 1402.

Dec. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96-514, title I, 94 Stat. 2969.

Nov. 27, 1979, Pub. L. 96-126, title I, 93 Stat. 966.

Oct. 17, 1978, Pub. L. 95-465, title I, 92 Stat. 1289.

July 26, 1977, Pub. L. 95-74, title I, 91 Stat. 295.

July 31, 1976, Pub. L. 94-373, title I, 90 Stat. 1053.

Dec. 23, 1975, Pub. L. 94-165, title I, 89 Stat. 988.

Aug. 31, 1974, Pub. L. 93-404, title I, 88 Stat. 813.

Oct. 4, 1973, Pub. L. 93-120, title I, 87 Stat. 434.

Aug. 10, 1972, Pub. L. 92-369, title I, 86 Stat. 513.

Aug. 10, 1971, Pub. L. 92-76, title I, 85 Stat. 233.

July 31, 1970, Pub. L. 91-361, title I, 84 Stat. 673.

Oct. 29, 1969, Pub. L. 91-98, title I, 83 Stat. 152.

July 26, 1968, Pub. L. 90-425, title I, 82 Stat. 430.

June 24, 1967, Pub. L. 90-28, title I, 81 Stat. 63.

May 31, 1966, Pub. L. 89-435, title I, 80 Stat. 174.

June 28, 1965, Pub. L. 89-52, title I, 79 Stat. 179.

July 7, 1964, Pub. L. 88-356, title I, 78 Stat. 278.

July 26, 1963, Pub. L. 88-79, title I, 77 Stat. 102.

Aug. 9, 1962, Pub. L. 87-578, title I, 76 Stat. 340.

Aug. 3, 1961, Pub. L. 87-122, title I, 75 Stat. 251.

May 13, 1960, Pub. L. 86-455, title I, 74 Stat. 112.

June 23, 1959, Pub. L. 86-60, title I, 73 Stat. 101.

June 4, 1958, Pub. L. 85-439, title I, 72 Stat. 164.

July 1, 1957, Pub. L. 85-77, title I, 71 Stat. 266.

June 13, 1956, ch. 380, title I, 70 Stat. 265.

June 16, 1955, ch. 147, title I, 69 Stat. 149.

July 1, 1954, ch. 446, title I, 68 Stat. 372.

July 31, 1953, ch. 298, title I, 67 Stat. 273.

July 9, 1952, ch. 597, title I, 66 Stat. 458.

Aug. 31, 1951, ch. 375, title I, 65 Stat. 263.

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48 USC Sec. 1683 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec. 1683. Auditing of transactions of Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands

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All financial transactions of the Trust Territory, including such

transactions of all agencies or instrumentalities established or

utilized by such Trust Territory, may be audited by the General

Accounting Office, at its discretion, in accordance with chapter 35

of title 31.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 103-332, title I, Sept. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 2516.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is from the appropriation act cited as the credit to this

section.

Section was formerly classified to section 1436 of this title.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Similar provisions were contained in the following prior

appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 103-138, title I, Nov. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 1395.

Pub. L. 102-381, title I, Oct. 5, 1992, 106 Stat. 1393.

Pub. L. 102-154, title I, Nov. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1008.

Pub. L. 101-512, title I, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1933.

Pub. L. 101-121, title I, Oct. 23, 1989, 103 Stat. 717.

Pub. L. 100-446, title I, Sept. 27, 1988, 102 Stat. 1797.

Pub. L. 100-202, Sec. 101(g) [title I], Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat.

1329-213, 1329-232.

Pub. L. 99-500, Sec. 101(h) [title I], Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat.

1783-242, 1783-258, and Pub. L. 99-591, Sec. 101(h) [title I], Oct.

30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341-242, 3341-259.

Pub. L. 99-190, Sec. 101(d) [title I], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat.

1224, 1239.

Pub. L. 98-473, title I, Sec. 101(c) [title I], Oct. 12, 1984, 98

Stat. 1837, 1851.

Pub. L. 98-146, title I, Nov. 4, 1983, 97 Stat. 932.

Pub. L. 97-394, title I, Dec. 30, 1982, 96 Stat. 1979.

Pub. L. 97-100, title I, Dec. 23, 1981, 95 Stat. 1402.

Pub. L. 96-514, title I, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2969.

Pub. L. 96-126, title I, Nov. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 966.

Pub. L. 95-465, title I, Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1289.

Pub. L. 95-74, title I, July 26, 1977, 91 Stat. 295.

Pub. L. 94-373, title I, July 31, 1976, 90 Stat. 1053.

Pub. L. 94-165, title I, Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 988.

Pub. L. 93-404, title I, Aug. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 813.

Pub. L. 93-120, title I, Oct. 4, 1973, 87 Stat. 434.

Pub. L. 92-369, title I, Aug. 10, 1972, 86 Stat. 513.

Pub. L. 92-76, title I, Aug. 10, 1971, 85 Stat. 233.

Pub. L. 91-361, title I, July 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 673.

Pub. L. 91-98, title I, Oct. 29, 1969, 83 Stat. 151.

Pub. L. 90-425, title I, July 26, 1968, 82 Stat. 430.

Pub. L. 90-28, title I, June 24, 1967, 81 Stat. 63.

Pub. L. 89-435, title I, May 31, 1966, 80 Stat. 174.

Pub. L. 89-52, title I, June 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 179.

Pub. L. 88-356, title I, July 7, 1964, 78 Stat. 278.

Pub. L. 88-79, title I, July 26, 1963, 77 Stat. 102.

Pub. L. 87-578, title I, Aug. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 340.

Pub. L. 87-122, title I, Aug. 3, 1961, 75 Stat. 251.

Pub. L. 86-455, title I, May 13, 1960, 74 Stat. 112.

Pub. L. 86-60, title I, June 23, 1959, 73 Stat. 101.

Pub. L. 85-439, title I, June 4, 1958, 72 Stat. 164.

Pub. L. 85-77, title I, July 1, 1957, 71 Stat. 266.

June 13, 1956, ch. 380, title I, 70 Stat. 265.

June 16, 1955, ch. 147, title I, 69 Stat. 149.

July 1, 1954, ch. 446, title I, 68 Stat. 372.

July 31, 1953, ch. 298, title I, 67 Stat. 273.

July 9, 1952, ch. 597, title I, 66 Stat. 458.

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48 USC Sec. 1684 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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Sec. 1684. Expenditure of funds for administration of Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands

-STATUTE-

After June 30, 1954, no funds appropriated by any Act and no

funds which are available or which may become available from any

source whatever shall be used for administration of the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands, except as may be specifically

authorized by law.

-SOURCE-

(July 31, 1953, ch. 298, title I, 67 Stat. 273.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 1437 of this title.

Section is from the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1954,

act July 31, 1953.

-MISC1-

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Similar provisions were contained in the Interior Department

Appropriation Act, 1953, act July 9, 1952, ch. 597, title I, 66

Stat. 458.

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48 USC Sec. 1685 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1685. Transfer of property or money for administration of

Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

-STATUTE-

After June 30, 1952, transfers to the Department of the Interior

pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of

1949 (!1) of equipment, material and supplies, excess to the needs

of Federal agencies may be made at the request of the Secretary of

the Interior without reimbursement or transfer of funds when

required by the Interior Department for operations conducted in the

administration of the Territories and the Trust Territory of the

Pacific Islands.

-SOURCE-

(July 9, 1952, ch. 597, title I, Sec. 108, 66 Stat. 460.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949,

referred to in text, is act June 30, 1949, ch. 288, 63 Stat. 377,

as amended. Except for title III of the Act, which is classified

generally to subchapter IV (Sec. 251 et seq.) of chapter 4 of Title

41, Public Contracts, the Act was repealed and reenacted by Pub. L.

107-217, Secs. 1, 6(b), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1304, as

chapters 1 to 11 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and

Works.

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 1438 of this title.

-FOOTNOTE-

(!1) See References in Text note below.

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48 USC Secs. 1686, 1687 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Secs. 1686, 1687. Omitted

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section 1686, act July 31, 1953, ch. 298, title I, 67 Stat. 274,

which prohibited new activity in the Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands requiring expenditures of Federal funds without specific

prior approval of Congress, was not repeated in subsequent

appropriation acts. Section was formerly classified to section 1439

of this title.

Section 1687, act Nov. 4, 1983, Pub. L. 98-146, title I, 97 Stat.

932, which provided that appropriations available for

administration of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands could be

expended for purchase, etc., of surface vessels for official

expenses and for commercial transportation expenses, was from the

Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act,

1984, and was not repeated in subsequent appropriation acts.

Section was formerly classified to section 1440 of this title.

Similar provisions were contained in the following prior

appropriation acts:

Dec. 30, 1982, Pub. L. 97-394, title I, 96 Stat. 1979.

Dec. 23, 1981, Pub. L. 97-100, title I, 95 Stat. 1402.

Dec. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96-514, title I, 94 Stat. 2969.

Nov. 27, 1979, Pub. L. 96-126, title I, 93 Stat. 966.

Oct. 17, 1978, Pub. L. 95-465, title I, 92 Stat. 1289.

July 26, 1977, Pub. L. 95-74, title I, 91 Stat. 295.

July 31, 1976, Pub. L. 94-373, title I, 90 Stat. 1053.

Dec. 23, 1975, Pub. L. 94-165, title I, 89 Stat. 988.

Aug. 31, 1974, Pub. L. 93-404, title I, 88 Stat. 813.

Oct. 4, 1973, Pub. L. 93-120, title I, 87 Stat. 434.

Aug. 10, 1972, Pub. L. 92-369, title I, 86 Stat. 513.

Aug. 10, 1971, Pub. L. 92-76, title I, 85 Stat. 233.

July 31, 1970, Pub. L. 91-361, title I, 84 Stat. 673.

Oct. 29, 1969, Pub. L. 91-98, title I, 83 Stat. 152.

July 26, 1968, Pub. L. 90-425, title I, 82 Stat. 431.

June 24, 1967, Pub. L. 90-28, title I, 81 Stat. 63.

May 31, 1966, Pub. L. 89-435, title I, 80 Stat. 174.

June 28, 1965, Pub. L. 89-52, title I, 79 Stat. 179.

July 7, 1964, Pub. L. 88-356, title I, 78 Stat. 278.

July 26, 1963, Pub. L. 88-79, title I, 77 Stat. 102.

Aug. 9, 1962, Pub. L. 87-578, title I, 76 Stat. 340.

Aug. 3, 1961, Pub. L. 87-122, title I, 75 Stat. 251.

May 13, 1960, Pub. L. 86-455, title I, 74 Stat. 113.

June 23, 1959, Pub. L. 86-60, title I, 73 Stat. 101.

June 4, 1958, Pub. L. 85-439, title I, 72 Stat. 164.

July 1, 1957, Pub. L. 85-77, title I, 71 Stat. 266.

June 13, 1956, ch. 380, title I, 70 Stat. 265.

June 16, 1955, ch. 147, title I, 69 Stat. 149.

July 1, 1954, ch. 446, title I, 68 Stat. 372.

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48 USC Sec. 1688 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1688. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands Economic

Development Loan Fund

-STATUTE-

For the purpose of promoting economic development in the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands, there is authorized to be

appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior, for payment to the

government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands as a grant

in accordance with the provisions of sections 1688 to 1693 of this

title, an amount which when added to the development fund

established pursuant to section 3 of the Act of August 22, 1964 (78

Stat. 601), as augmented by subsequent Federal grants, will create

a total fund of $5,000,000, which shall thereafter be known as the

Trust Territory Economic Development Loan Fund.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 1, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 87.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 3 of the Act of August 22, 1964, referred to in text, is

section 3 of act Aug. 22, 1964, Pub. L. 88-487, 78 Stat. 601, which

is not classified to the Code.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1689, 1690 of this title.

-End-

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48 USC Sec. 1689 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1689. Plan for use of grant to Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands Economic Development Loan Fund; loans; terms

-STATUTE-

The grant authorized by section 1688 of this title shall be made

only after the government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands has submitted to the Secretary of the Interior a plan for

the use of the grant, and the plan has been approved by the

Secretary. The plan shall provide among other things for a

revolving fund to make loans or to guarantee loans to private

enterprise. The term of any loan made pursuant to the plan shall

not exceed twenty-five years.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 2, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 87.)

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1688, 1690, 1691 of this

title.

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48 USC Sec. 1690 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1690. Loans from Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

Economic Loan Fund; restrictions; guarantees

-STATUTE-

No loan or loan guarantee shall be made under sections 1688 to

1693 of this title to any applicant who does not satisfy the

territorial administering agency that financing is otherwise

unavailable on reasonable terms and conditions. No loan or loan

guarantee shall exceed (1) the amount which can reasonably be

expected to be repaid, (2) the minimum amount necessary to

accomplish the purposes of sections 1688 to 1693 of this title, or

25 per centum of the funds appropriated pursuant to section 1688 of

this title. No loan guarantee shall guarantee more than 90 per

centum of the outstanding amount of any loan, and the reserves

maintained to guarantee the loan shall not be less than 25 per

centum of the guarantee.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 3, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 87.)

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1688 of this title.

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48 USC Sec. 1691 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1691. Fiscal control and accounting procedures for plan for

use of grant

-STATUTE-

The plan provided for in section 1689 of this title shall set

forth such fiscal control and accounting procedures as may be

necessary to assure proper disbursement, repayment, and accounting

for such funds.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 4, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 88.)

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1688, 1690 of this title.

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48 USC Sec. 1692 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1692. Comprehensive annual financial report by chief

executives of governments of the Marshall Islands, Federated

States of Micronesia, Palau, and Northern Mariana Islands;

contents; other reports

-STATUTE-

The chief executives of the governments of the Marshall Islands,

the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and the Northern Mariana

Islands shall prepare, publish, and submit to the Congress and the

Secretary of the Interior a comprehensive annual financial report

in conformance with the standards of the National Council on

Governmental Accounting within one hundred and twenty days after

the close of the fiscal year. The comprehensive annual financial

report shall include statistical data as set forth in the standards

of the National Council on Governmental Accounting relating to the

physical, economic, social, and political characteristics of the

government, and any other information required by the Congress. The

chief executives shall also make such other reports at such other

times as may be required by the Congress or under applicable

Federal laws. This section is not subject to termination under

section 502(a)(3) of the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of

the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United

States of America (90 Stat. 263, 268).

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 5, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 88; Pub. L.

97-357, title II, Sec. 203(a), Oct. 19, 1982, 96 Stat. 1707; Pub.

L. 105-362, title IX, Sec. 901(p), Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3291.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 502(a)(3) of the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of

the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United

States of America, referred to in text, is contained in section 1

of Pub. L. 94-241, set out as a note under section 1801 of this

title.

-MISC1-

AMENDMENTS

1998 - Pub. L. 105-362 struck out "The chief executives shall

transmit the comprehensive annual financial report to the Inspector

General of the Department of the Interior who shall audit it and

report his findings to the Congress." after "required by the

Congress." and "The chief executives shall submit to the Congress,

the Secretary of the Interior, the High Commissioner of the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the cognizant Federal

auditors a written statement of actions taken or contemplated on

Federal audit recommendations within sixty days after the issuance

date of the audit report." after "applicable Federal law."

1982 - Pub. L. 97-357 substituted provisions relating to

preparation, etc., by the chief executives of the governments of

the Marshall Islands, etc., of a comprehensive annual financial

report to be submitted to the Congress and the Secretary of the

Interior and transmitted to the Inspector General of the Interior

Department, preparation of other congressionally required reports,

submission of a written statement of actions taken or contemplated

on Federal audit recommendations, and prohibition of termination of

this section under the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the

Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States,

for provisions relating to an annual report by the High

Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands on the

administration of sections 1688 to 1693 of this title.

TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions in the 1st

sentence of this section relating to the requirement that the chief

executives submit a comprehensive annual financial report to

Congress, see section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set out

as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and

the 1st item on page 116 of House Document No. 103-7.

EXCEPTION TO REQUIREMENT THAT STATEMENT BE SUBMITTED TO HIGH

COMMISSIONER OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

Section 203(e) of Pub. L. 97-357 provided that: "Nothing in this

section [adding section 1681b of this title, amending this section,

and repealing section 1681c of this title] shall be construed as

requiring the Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands to submit

any statement or report to the High Commissioner of the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands."

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1688, 1690 of this title.

-End-

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48 USC Sec. 1693 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1693. Audit of government; access to books, records, etc.

-STATUTE-

The Comptroller General of the United States, or any of his duly

authorized representatives, shall have access, for the purpose of

audit and examination, to any relevant books, documents, papers, or

records of the government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-257, Sec. 6, Mar. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 88.)

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1688, 1690 of this title.

-End-

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48 USC Secs. 1694 to 1694e 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Secs. 1694 to 1694e. Transferred

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Sections 1694 to 1694e, Pub. L. 95-157, Secs. 1-6, Nov. 8, 1977,

91 Stat. 1265-1267; Pub. L. 98-454, title IX, Secs. 901-904, Oct.

5, 1984, 98 Stat. 1744, 1745, which related to establishment of

District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands, original and

appellate jurisdiction, procedural requirements, relations between

courts of United States and courts of Northern Mariana Islands,

effective date, and authorization of appropriations, were

transferred to sections 1821 to 1826, respectively, of this title.

-End-

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48 USC Sec. 1695 01/06/03

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TITLE 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 14 - TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 1695. Federal education and health care programs;

nonapplicability or nonparticipation

-STATUTE-

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except in cases in

which the Federal program is terminated with respect to all

recipients under the program, Federal programs in the fields of

education and health care shall not cease to apply to the Trust

Territory of the Pacific Islands or any successor government or

governments, and shall continue to be available to the extent said

territory or its successor or successors are eligible to

participate in such programs. Participation in any applicable

Federal programs in the fields of education and health care by the

Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or any successor government

or governments shall not be denied, decreased or ended, either

before or after the termination of the trusteeship, without the

express approval of the United States Congress and shall continue

at such levels as the Congress may provide in appropriation Acts.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 96-205, title I, Sec. 104, Mar. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 85;

Pub. L. 96-597, title IV, Sec. 403, Dec. 24, 1980, 94 Stat. 3479.)

-MISC1-

AMENDMENTS

1980 - Pub. L. 96-597 substituted "and shall continue to be

available to the extent said territory or its successor or

successors are eligible to participate in such programs.

Participation" for "nor shall participation", "governments shall

not be denied" for "governments be denied" and inserted "and shall

continue at such levels as the Congress may provide in

appropriation Acts." after "United States Congress".

-End-