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State

Statutory Law

8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(36) (2010) (Title 8—Chapter 12: Immigration and Nationality)

(a) As used in this Act—
   (36) The term "State" includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

18 U.S.C. § 1961(2) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 96: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.]—
   (2) "State" means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, any political subdivision, or any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof;

18 U.S.C. § 2510(3) (Title 18—Chapter 119: Wire and Electronic Communications Interception and Interception of Oral Communications)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2510 et seq.]—
   (3) "State" means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of the United States;

18 U.S.C. § 3077(5) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 204: Rewards for Information Concerning Terrorist Acts and Espionage)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 3071 et seq.], the term—
   (5) "State" includes any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any other possession or territory of the United States;

21 U.S.C. § 802(26) (2012) (Title 21—Chapter 13: Drug Abuse Prevention and Control: Subchapter I: Control and Enforcement)

As used in this subchapter:
[…]
(26) The term “State” means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, and any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.

22 U.S.C. § 7102(10) (2010) (Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse—Chapter 78:  Trafficking Victims Protection)

In this division:
   (10) State. The term "State" means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and territories and possessions of the United States.

50 U.S.C. § 438(7) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 15: National Security—Subchapter F: Access to Classified Information)

For purposes of this title [50 U.S.C. §§ 435 et seq.]—
   (7) the term "State" means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau, and any other possession of the United States;

Administrative Law

Executive Order 13549, Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities, § 5 (j) (August 18, 2010)

For purposes of this order:
  (j) “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any possession of the United States, as defined in section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101(15)).

28 CFR § 20.3(r) [28 CFR PART 20—CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS]

As used in these regulations:
[…]
(r) State
means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession of the United States.

28 CFR § 25.52 [28 CFR PART 25—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS: SUBPART B—National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS)]

For purposes of this subpart B:
[…]
State
means a state of the United States or the District of Columbia.

28 CFR § 65.70(d) [28 CFR PART 65—EMERGENCY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE]

[…]
(d) State.
The term state is defined by the Act as any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

28 CFR § 69.105(q) [28 CFR PART 69—NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING]

For purposes of this part:
[…]
(q) State
means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a territory or possession of the United States, an agency or instrumentality of a State, and a multi-State, regional, or interstate entity having governmental duties and powers.