31.0318 Application fee—Funds to be utilized by the Secretary.

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(a) Every applicant for a notary commission shall pay to the American Samoa Government a non-refundable application fee of $100.00.

(b) All funds collected from application fees, vendor permit fees as provided for in section 31.0341, and such other fees as the Secretary may promulgate rules when necessary, but not including those fees allowable under section 31.0330, shall be placed in a special account to be utilized by the Secretary for purposes related to the training, testing and commissioning of notaries public, as provided for in this chapter. All funds not expended at the end of each financial year shall be deposited in the Government’s general fund and subject to further appropriation by the Legislature.

(c) The Secretary shall keep a detailed accounting record regarding the use of such funds and shall submit a report to the Treasurer of American Samoa at the end of each financial year.

History: 2008, PL 30-18.