Code Annotated

12.0216 Prequalification of suppliers.

Prospective suppliers may be prequalified for…

12.0217 Ethical standards in procurement-Collusion.

(a) Public employment is a public trust. In g…

12.0218 Civil penalties.

(a) An employee who violates a provision of t…

12.0219 Criminal penalties.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this sect…

12.0501 Policy-Exclusions.

It is the policy of the government to own and…

12.0502 Occupancy of government housing.

Government housing may only be occupied by co…

12.0503 Eligibility of local hires.

Employees of the government who are lured loc…

12.0504 Termination of tenancy.

(a) The right of a contract specialist to occ…

12.0505 Summary proceedings for obtaining possession.

(a) If an occupant of government housing refu…

12.0510 Surplus housing—Maintenance— Transfer or sale.

To the fullest extent practicable, government…

12.0511 Sale of government housing.

Sale of surplus housing shall be at auction t…

13.0101 American Samoa Medical Center—Establishment.

American Samoa Medical Center, hereinafter “M…

13.0102 Medical Center–Powers and duties.

The Medical Center has the powers and duties:…

13.0103 Medical Center–Board of Directors.

(a) The Medical Center shall be governed by a…

13.0104 Board of Directors–Powers and duties.

All powers and duties vested in the Medical C…

13.0105 Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Executive Officer shall be responsi…

13.0106 Chief Financial Officer.

The Chief Financial Officer shall be responsi…

13.0107 Medical Director.

The Medical Director shall be a physician who…

13.0108 Personnel.

All officers and employees of the Medical Cen…

13.0109 Medical Center accounts–Establishment.

The Medical Center shall establish Medical Ce…

13.0110 Accounting and financial management.

The Medical Center is responsible for the pro…

13.0111 Procurement.

The Medical Center may contract for the procu…

13.0112 Budget.

The Medical Center shall prepare an annual bu…

13.0113 Legal representation.

The Attorney General of American Samoa, as th…

13.0114 Re-allocation of existing resources.

The Medical Center shall have control of all…

13.0115 Re-allocation of existing debts and liabilities.

The Medical Center shall pay all debts and li…

13.0116 Effective date.

This act is effective immediately upon passag…

13.0117 Transition.

Notwithstanding the effective date of this ac…

13.0201 Short title.

This chapter shall be known as, and may be ci…

13.0202 Purposes.

The purpose of this act is to:(a) Identify an…

13.0203 Definitions.

As used in this act, these terms shall be def…

13.0204 Mission statement.

(a) It is the policy of the department that t…

13.0205 Public health infrastructure.

(a) A strong public health infrastructure is…

13.0206 Public health department powers.

(a) The department shall have general charge,…

13.0207 Guiding principles for director and department.

(a) In carrying out the director and departme…

13.0208 Public health planning and priority setting.

(a) To promote the availability of essential…

13.0209 Declaration of reportable diseases or conditions.

(a) The director, or his designee, shall esta…

13.0210 Reporting requirement for reportable diseases or conditions.

(a) Every health care provider, physician, ph…

13.0211 Penalty for failure to report required disease or condition.

(a) Any health care provider, physician, phar…

13.0212 Inspection and investigation of communicable disease or condition of public health importance.

Upon a complaint made or upon reasonable beli…

13.0213 Epidemiologic investigation.

(a) The department may investigate conditions…

13.0214 Compulsory medical treatment.

The department is authorized to compel any in…

13.0215 Quarantine and isolation.

(a) The director, or his designee, may order…

13.0216 Health information system—statistics–surveillance activities– sources of information.

(a) The department shall administer a health…

13.0217 Acquisition of identifiable health information.

(a) Identifiable health information shall not…

13.0218 Use of identifiable health information.

(a) Identifiable health information shall be…

13.0219 Disclosure of identifiable health information.

(a) Identifiable health information is not pu…

13.0220 Security safeguards for identifiable health information.

(a) When the department receives any identifi…

13.0221 Individual access to identifiable health information.

(a) Within fourteen days of the receipt of a…

13.0222 Denial of request by department.

(a) The department may deny a requestor the o…