Code Annotated

7.0213 Annual physical examinations.

All members of the career service shall take…

7.0214 Bonding of employees.

(a) Subject to subsection (b), the head of ea…

7.0401 Classes for positions— Reclassification.

(a) It shall be the duty of the Director of M…

7.0601 Prohibited from entering private business.

The Director shall provide in contracts with…

7.0602 Conviction of a crime involving stealing, embezzlement or misappropriation as a ground for ineligibility for employment or for termination of contract.

A person convicted of a crime involving steal…

7.0801 Grounds for demotion, suspension, or removal.

Employees in the career service may be demote…

7.0802 Suspension.

(a) Any employee in the career service servin…

7.0803 Demotion and termination.

(a) Any employee in the career service servin…

7.0804 Failure to report for duty.

When an employee, without good cause, fails t…

7.0805 Resignation.

Any employee may resign his position for any…

7.0806 Abolishment of positions.

(a) Abolishment of an encumbered position in…

7.0807 Prohibited political acts—Penalty.

(a) It is unlawful for an employee of the gov…

7.1001 Compensation plan.

(a) A compensation plan shall be established…

7.1002 Per diem rates within the Territory—Tutuila, Manu’a, Swains Island.

The Director of Manpower Resources shall adop…

7.1003 Incentive awards.

The Government shall adopt an incentive award…

7.1004.1 Overtime compensation of gubernatorial appointees disallowed.

All gubernatorial appointees are not entitled…

7.1201 Regulations governing leave.

(a) Leave without pay, annual leave and sick…

7.1202 Sick leave.

(a) “Sick leave” means absence from duty beca…

7.1203 Annual leave.

(a) Employees in the career service shall be…

7.1204 Vacations for teaching personnel.

Upon recommendation of the Director of Educat…

7.1205 Paid holidays.

(a) The public holidays in American Samoa sha…

7.1401 Purpose and intent.

(a) The purpose of the Government Retirement…

7.1402 Title of fund.

The fund shall be known as the “American Samo…

7.1403 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:(a) “Actuary” means a…

7.1405 Legislative changes.

(a) The Senate and the House of Representativ…

7.1410 Board of Trustees—Term of office.

(a) The responsibility for the proper adminis…

7.1411 Board of Trustees—Duties.

The Board of Trustees shall have, in addition…

7.1412 Executive Director—Duties.

The Executive Director shall be in charge of…

7.1415 Employment of an assistant director, staff and professional services.

(a) Subject to the approval of the Board, the…

7.1416 Indemnification

The Fund shall save harmless, indemnify and d…

7.1420 Members of fund.

The following employees shall be members of t…

7.1421 Persons ineligible for membership.

The following employees are not eligible for…

7.1430 Credit

(a) Credit for service prior to the operative…

7.1431 Computation of credit.

(a) The contributions required pursuant to 7.…

7.1433 Government contributions to Fund.

(a) The government shall make contributions t…

7.1434 Members’ contributions to the Fund.

(a) Each member of the Fund shall contribute…

7.1435 Prohibition of deductions from ineligible employees’ salaries.

An employee who is ineligible for membership…

7.1436 Individual accounts for each member.

(a) An individual account shall be maintained…

7.1437 Interest of members in Fund.

Each member shall, by virtue of the payment o…

7.1438 Transfer and attachment of interest prohibited.

The right to a retirement annuity, or refund,…

7.1439 Refund of contributions of separated employees—Return to employment.

(a) Any member whose employment is terminated…

7.1440 Withdrawals by employees prohibited.

An active member may not withdraw any of his…

7.1441 Retirement—Voluntary and mandatory—Elected officials may finish term.

(a) Notice. All employees must be advised of…

7.1442 Retirement payments.

(a) Each member shall receive an annual servi…

7.1443 Death benefits.

(a) Should a member in either an active or in…

7.1444 Investment of reserves exceeding current requirements.

(a) The reserves of the Fund in excess of req…

7.1444.3 Loans to the American Samoa Government.

(a) In accordance with the provisions of sect…

7.1444.4 Credit facility authorization—Assistance—American Samoa Medical Center Authority.

(a) In accordance with the provisions of sect…

7.1444.5 Loan to American Samoa Government—Renovations of Capital Improvements and Projects.

(a) In accordance with the provisions of sect…

7.1445 Conflicts of interest—Prohibited acts.

A member or an employee of the Board may not…