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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 482

PUBLIC LAW 100-319—MAY 19, 1988 "Article 6 "Construction and Severability

"(A) Construction, "The provisions of this compact shall be broadly construed to carry out the purposes of the compact, but the sovereign powers of a party state shall not unnecessarily be infringed. "(B) Severability. "If any part or application of this compact is held invalid, the remainder, or its application to other situations or persons, shall not be affected.". Approved May 19, 1988.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3025: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-322, Pt. 1 (C!omm. on Interior and Insular Affairs) and Pt. 2 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce). SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-285 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 133 (1987): Oct. 13, considered and passed House. Vol. 134 (1988): Apr. 28, considered and passed Senate. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 24 (1988): May 19, Presidential statement.