Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/526

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112 STAT. 2356 PUBLIC LAW 105-264—OCT. 19, 1998 (1) inserting after the item relating to section 5709 the following new item: "5710. Authority for travel expenses test programs."; and (2) inserting after the item relating to section 5738 the following new item: "5739. Authority for relocation expenses test programs.". SEC. 6. DEFINITION OF UNITED STATES. Chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) in section 5721— (A) in paragraph (4), by striking "and" following the semicolon at the end; (B) in paragraph (5), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and (C) by adding at the end the following new paragraphs: "(6) United States' means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the territories and possessions of the United States, and the areas and installations in the Republic of Panama that are made available to the United States pursuant to the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977 and related agreements (as described in section 3(a) of the Panama Canal Act of 1979); and "(7) 'Foreign Service of the United States' means the Foreign Service as constituted under the Foreign Service Act of 1980."; (2) in section 5722— (A) in subsection (a)(2), by striking "outside the United States" and inserting "outside the continental United States"; and (B) in subsection (b), by striking "United States" each place it appears and inserting "Government"; (3) in section 5723(b), by striking "United States" each place it appears and inserting "Government"; (4) in section 5724— (A) in subsection (a)(3), by striking ", its territories or possessions" and all that follows through "1979"; and (B) in subsection (i), by striking "United States" each place it appears in the last sentence and inserting "Government"; (5) in section 5724a, by striking subsection (j); (6) in section 5725(a), by striking "United States" and inserting "Government"; (7) in section 5727(d), by striking "United States" and inserting "continental United States"; (8) in section 5728(b), by striking "an employee of the United States" and inserting "an employee of the Government"; (9) in section 5729, by striking "or its territories or possessions" each place it appears; (10) in section 5731(b), by striking "United States" and inserting "Government"; and (11) in section 5732, by striking "United States" and inserting "Government".