Code Annotated

28.0112 Larceny and fraud-Penalty.

Any director, officer, employee, or agent of…

28.0901 Authorization for implementation of U.S. Public Law No. 106-113.

(a) The Governor, or his designee, is authori…

28.1001 Short title.

This chapter shall be known and may be cited…

28.1002 Regulations of Banks.

A Bank may not do business in American Samoa…

28.1003 Suspension of operations.

(a) In the event a Bank has had an applicatio…

28.1004 Power of Governor to adopt rules.

(a) The Governor has the power to adopt rules…

28.1005 Title to or interest in communal land prohibited-Exception.

(a) No bank, or corporation engaged in bankin…

28.1101 Short title.

This chapter may be known and cited as the “A…

28.1102 Regulations of business.

A savings and loan institution may not do bus…

28.1103 Power of Governor to adopt rules.

The Governor has the power to adopt rules und…

28.1401 Authorization of Credit Facility-Source of Repayment-Reports.

(a) The Treasurer, on behalf of the governmen…

28.1410 Authorization of Loan—American Samoa Medical Center—Reports—Source of funding.

(a) American Samoa Medical Center (ASMC), on…

28.1501 Interest rate-Agreements signed and written-Charge for loans.

(a) Except as provided in this title, no pers…

28.1502 Small loans-Interest.

Any bank, savings and loan association, perso…

28.1503 Business loans.

It is lawful to charge, contract for, and rec…

28.1505 Open-end credit.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision to th…

28.1510 Penalty for usury.

Any person who loans money or extends credit…

28.1601 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context c…

28.1602 Certified check or account acquired through merger or otherwise.

Any bank which, through merger, reorganizatio…

28.1603 Fees or charges on inactive or dormant savings or time deposit account.

During the 10 year period of inactivity or do…

28.1604 Presumption of no claimants-Escheat.

It shall be presumed that there is or are no…

28.1605 Notice of unclaimed deposit-Mailing-Publication.

(a) For the purposes of this section, an uncl…

28.1606 Annual reports to Treasurer of unclaimed deposits-Failure to make-Inspection by public.

(a) Not later than the thirty-first day of Ja…

28.1607 Escheat-Deposits of less than fifty dollars.

All unclaimed bank deposits of less than fift…

28.1608 Unclaimed deposits reported on December 31 to escheat-Deposits less than fifty dollars reported separately.

(a) All unclaimed bank deposits reported by a…

28.1609 Penalty for failure of bank to pay over unclaimed deposits when payable-Suits.

Any bank which fails to pay over to the Treas…

28.1610 Actions for escheat-Jurisdiction-Procedure.

It is the duty of the Attorney General within…

28.1611 Liability of Bank ceases on payment to Treasurer.

No Bank which must pay over to the Treasurer…

28.1612 Bank records of escheated deposits-Preservation-Copies furnished to Treasurer.

No bank shall destroy or otherwise dispose of…

28.1613 Records of Treasurer of escheated deposits-Disposition.

(a) The Treasurer must establish and maintain…

28.1614 Services by salaried officials to be without charge-Expense of administration.

All services required by this chapter to be p…

28.1615 Credit unions.

When no transaction has occurred in a credit…

29.0101 Definitions.

The following rules and definitions shall be…

29.0102 Scope of title.

All insurance transacted in American Samoa is…

29.0103 Notices to be in writing-Service.

Whenever any notice is required by this title…

29.0104 References to time.

Any date or time mentioned in this title, or…

29.0105 Prohibited acts.

Except as otherwise expressly provided by law…

29.0106 Exercise of power.

Whenever, under this title, a power is grante…

29.0107 Perjury.

Any person who knowingly swears to or verifie…

29.0108 Violation-Penalty.

Any person violating this title, or any regul…

29.0201 Appointment-Duties.

(a) The Governor shall appoint the Commission…

29.0202 Appointment of deputies and other employees.

The Commissioner may appoint a deputy, who ma…

29.0203 Conflict of interest regulation.

Neither the Commissioner, deputy commissioner…

29.0204 Bonds.

The Commissioner and deputy commissioner shal…

29.0205 Authority and powers.

(a) The Commissioner has all the authority an…

29.0206 Interpretation of order of Commissioner.

(a) Any finding, decision, or order of the Co…

29.0207 Cease and desist orders.

(a) Whenever the Commissioner has reason to b…

29.0208 Enforcement of orders.

(a) If any person fails to comply with any pr…

29.0209 Inquiries by Commissioner to others.

The Commissioner may address any proper inqui…

29.0210 Investigation of persons transacting insurance.

The Commissioner, whenever he deems it advisa…