31.1002 Health Services Regulatory Board- Created-Purpose.

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(a) There is created a Health Services Regulatory Board, referred to in this chapter as the Board.

(b) The purpose of the Board shall be to regulate health services in American Samoa.

(c) Health services include any practice of medicine, dentistry, or nursing, including treating the sick or injured or treatment in the prevention of diseases and all training and education therefor.

History: 1972, PL 12-61; amd 1978, PL 15-106 § 2.

Amendments: 1978 Subsection (a): added “hereinafter referred to as the Board”, subsection Cc): added reference to nursing.