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PUBLIC LAW 105-187^JUNE 24, 1998 112 STAT. 619 an amount equal to the total unpaid support obligation as it exists at the time of sentencing. "(e) VENUE. — With respect to an offense under this section, an action may be inquired of and prosecuted in a district court of the United States for— "(1) the district in which the child who is the subject of the support obligation involved resided during a period during which a person described in subsection (a) (referred to in this subsection as an 'obliger') failed to meet that support obligation; "(2) the district in which the obliger resided during a period described in paragraph (1); or "(3) any other district with jurisdiction otherwise provided for by law. "(f) DEFINITIONS. — As used in this section— "(1) the term 'Indian tribe' has the meaning given that term in section 102 of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 (25 U.S.C. 479a); "(2) the term 'State' includes any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, and any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States; and "(3) the term 'support obligation' means any amount determined under a court order or an order of an administrative process pursuant to the law of a State or of an Indian tribe to be due from a person for the support and maintenance of a child or of a child and the parent with whom the child is living.". Approved June 24, 1998. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3811 (S. 1371): CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 144 (1998): May 12, considered and passed House. June 5, considered and passed Senate. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 34 (1998): June 24, Presidential remarks.