47.0802 Composition and qualification of members.

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(a) The American Samoa advisory council on domestic and family violence consists of five members. The Governor shall appoint the members of the advisory council after consulting with public and private agencies that provide programs for victims of domestic or family violence, advocates for victims, and persons who have demonstrated expertise and experience in providing services to victims of domestic and family violence and their children.

(b) The membership of the advisory council must include as many relevant disciplines as practicable. The Governor shall appoint persons to the advisory council to provide significant representation by victims of domestic and family violence.

History: 2004, PL 28-16.