46.5010 Victim services.

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The American Samoa Government shall provide services to victims of human trafficking. The Department of Homeland Security shall be the lead agency for coordinating services to victims of human trafficking. These services shall include but not be limited to the following:
(a) Counseling services as provided by Department of Human and Social Services, Department of Health or LBJ Tropical Medical Center to victims of human trafficking as limited resources and capacity at respective Territorial institutions and facilities allow.
(b) Emergency medical services. Further medical examinations, evaluations, and treatment may be implemented, depending on the limitations on physical capacity or programs at the respective Territorial institutions and facilities.
(c) Education. Teachers, books, or equipment shall be furnished for the proper education of minor victims of human trafficking present in the trafficking shelter, or equivalent housing.
History: 2014, PL 33-12.