102 STAT. 2718
PUBLIC LAW 100-539—OCT. 28, 1988
Public Law 100-539 100th Congress An Act Oct. 28, 1988 [H.R. 4480]
To change the name of the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, a federally chartered organization, to the National Tropical Botanical Garden, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1 CHANGE OF NAME. . Upon the enactment of this Act, the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, created by the Act entitled "An Act to charter by Act of Congress the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden", approved August 19, 1964 (Public Law 88-449; 78 Stat. 496), shall be known as the "National Tropical Botanical Garden", and any reference in that Act to the Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden shall be deemed to be a reference to the National Tropical Botanical Garden. SEC. 2. ACTIVITIES PERMITTED IN TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OF THE UNITED STATES.
78 Stat. 498.
Section 7(a) of the Act of August 19, 1964 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "For purposes of this subsection, the term 'United States' includes any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.". Approved October 28, 1988.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4480 (S. 2781): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-1034 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Oct. 5, considered and passed House. Oct. 12, considered and passed Senate.