[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-244
111th Congress

An Act


 
To clarify the availability of existing funds for political status
education in the Territory of Guam, 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. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING POLITICAL STATUS EDUCATION
IN GUAM.

It is the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Interior may
provide technical assistance to the Government of Guam under section
601(a) of the Act entitled ``An Act to authorize appropriations for
certain insular areas of the United States, and for other purposes'',
approved December 24, 1980 (48 U.S.C. 1469d(a)), for public education
regarding political status options only if the political status options
are consistent with the Constitution of the United States.
SEC. 2. MINIMUM WAGE IN AMERICAN SAMOA AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS.

(a) Delayed Effective Date.--Section 8103(b) of the Fair Minimum
Wage Act of 2007 (29 U.S.C. 206 note) (as amended by section 520 of
division D of Public Law 111-117) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (1)(B), by inserting ``(except 2011 when
there shall be no increase)'' after ``thereafter'' the second
place it appears; and
(2) in paragraph (2)(C), by striking ``except that,
beginning in 2010'' and inserting ``except that there shall be
no such increase in 2010 or 2011 and, beginning in 2012''.

(b) GAO Report.--Section 8104 of such Act <>
(as amended) is amended--
(1) by striking subsections (a) and (b) and inserting the
following:

``(a) Report.--The Government Accountability Office shall assess the
impact of minimum wage increases that have occurred pursuant to section
8103, and not later than September 1, 2011, shall transmit to Congress a
report of its findings. The Government Accountability Office shall
submit subsequent reports not later than April 1, 2013, and every 2
years thereafter until the minimum



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wage in the respective territory meets the federal minimum wage.''; and
(2) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b).

Approved September 30, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3940:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-357 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
Dec. 7, considered and passed House.
Vol. 156 (2010):
Sept. 28, considered and passed
Senate, amended.
Sept. 29, House concurred in Senate
amendments.