48 USC 733a: Citizens; residence in island of citizens of United States
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

48 USC 733a: Citizens; residence in island of citizens of United States Text contains those laws in effect on September 26, 2021
From Title 48-TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONSCHAPTER 4-PUERTO RICOSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§733a. Citizens; residence in island of citizens of United States

All citizens of the United States who have resided or who shall after March 4, 1927, reside in the island for one year shall be citizens of Puerto Rico.

(Mar. 2, 1917, ch. 145, §5a, as added Mar. 4, 1927, ch. 503, §2, 44 Stat. 1418 ; amended May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 5a of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

Change of Name

"Puerto Rico" substituted in text for "Porto Rico" pursuant to act May 17, 1932, which is classified to section 731a of this title.