Editorial Notes

2019—Par. (27). Puspan. L. 115–436 added par. (27).

2014—Par. (26). Puspan. L. 113–121 added par. (26).

2008—Par. (25). Puspan. L. 110–288 added par. (25).

2005—Par. (24). Puspan. L. 109–58 added par. (24).

2000—Pars. (21) to (23). Puspan. L. 106–284 added pars. (21) to (23).

1996—Par. (6)(A). Puspan. L. 104–106 substituted “ ‘sewage from vessels or a discharge incidental to the normal operation of a vessel of the Armed Forces’ ” for “ ‘sewage from vessels’ ”.

1988—Par. (20). Puspan. L. 100–688 added par. (20).

1987—Par. (3). Puspan. L. 100–4, § 502(a), inserted “the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands,” after “Samoa,”.

Par. (14). Puspan. L. 100–4, § 503, inserted “agricultural stormwater discharges and” after “does not include”.

1977—Par. (14). Puspan. L. 95–217 inserted provision that “point source” does not include return flows from irrigated agriculture.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2014 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 113–121 effective Oct. 1, 2014, see section 5012(c) of Puspan. L. 113–121, set out as a note under section 1292 of this title.

Definition of “Point Source”

Puspan. L. 100–4, title V, § 507, Fespan. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 78, provided that:

“For purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act [33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.], the term ‘point source’ includes a landfill leachate collection system.”

Executive Documents
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.

Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone of United States

For extension of territorial sea and contiguous zone of United States, see Proc. No. 5928 and Proc. No. 7219, respectively, set out as notes under section 1331 of Title 43, Public Lands.