This excerpt taken from the FL 8-K filed May 21, 2008.
United States means the United States of America, including the States thereof and the District of Columbia, but excluding its territories and possessions.
Section 1.02. Accounting Terms and Determinations. Unless otherwise specified herein, all accounting terms used herein shall be interpreted, all accounting determinations hereunder shall be made, and all financial statements required to be delivered hereunder shall be prepared, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as in effect from time to time, applied on a basis consistent (except for changes concurred in by the Companys independent public accountants) with the most recent audited consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Consolidated Subsidiaries delivered to the Banks; provided that if the Company notifies the Administrative Agent that the Company wishes to amend any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of any change in generally accepted accounting principles on the operation of such provision (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Company that the Required Banks wish to amend any provision hereof for such purpose), then such provision shall be applied on the basis of generally accepted accounting principles in effect immediately before the relevant change in generally accepted accounting principles became effective, until either such notice is withdrawn or such provision is amended in a manner satisfactory to the Company and the Required Banks.