(a) In addition to the provisions of section 13.1112 above, any person that violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the following civil penalties.
(1) Not less than $1,000.00 for the first violation.
(2) Not less than $2,000.00 for the second violation.
(3) Not less than $3,500.00 for the third violation.
(4) $5,000.00 for each violation in excess of three.
(b) Forms for citation for violation of the provisions of this chapter may be designed and approved by the Director of the Department of Human and Social Services.
(c) This act may be enforced by the designated officials of the Department of Human and Social Services, police officers of the American Samoa Government, and personnel deputized by the Director.
(d) Fifty percent of all funds that are derived from this section shall be segregated into an account which shall be used solely for the purpose of supporting enforcement of this chapter. Thirty percent of all funds that are derived from this section shall be segregated into an account which shall be used solely for smoking prevention and cessation program efforts undertaken by ASG within the Territory. The balance of funds that are derived from this section shall go the general fund.History: 1994, PL 23-17, 2006, PL 29-33.