Chapter 01 - Contractors

31.0101 Authority.

The contractors licensing board and contracto…

31.0102 Purpose.

The contractors board interprets the interest…

31.0103 Board-tradesmen board jurisdiction- Laborer supervision.

The contractors licensing board views the res…

31.0104 Responsibilities of board and administrator.

The board interprets its functions and the fu…

31.0105 Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter, the words below…

31.0106 License required-Penalty for violation.

Pursuant to 31.0506 ASCA, no person, firm, co…

31.0107 Classifications of licenses-Bid classifications.

(a) Pursuant to 31.0507 ASCA there shall be 3…

31.0108 Maximum bid class determination.

A contractor’s net worth, as reflected on his…

31.0109 Application for license.

All applications for a general contractor’s l…

31.0110 Inability to bind contractually bars license.

No license shall be issued to any person not…

31.0111 Insufficient application denial- Reasons-Notice.

The administrator may deny any application, i…

31.0112 Insufficient application denial- Appeal.

Since the administrator shall advise the appl…

31.0113 Supplemental licenses.

(a) Licensees may obtain supplemental license…

31.0114 Examination.

(a) Every applicant for an original contracto…

31.0115 Experience.

Applicants for contracting licenses must poss…

31.0116 Denial of license.

(a) The administrator shall deny an applicati…

31.0117 Financial statements.

(a) Each contractor shall submit to the admin…

31.0118 Joint ventures.

(a) A joint venture on a construction project…

31.0119 Advertising as contractor- Applicability of provisions.

(a) Any person who advertises or puts out any…

31.0120 Departure of qualifying individual.

If the individual qualifying by an examinatio…

31.0121 Fees.

(a) Pursuant to 31.0505 (3) ASCA, the followi…

31.0122 Previously licensed persons- Requirements waiver.

In cases where an applicant for an original l…

31.0123 Changes-Required notice to administrator.

In addition to duties otherwise provided for…

31.0124 Term of license- Lapsed licenses.

(a) Each license issued under this article sh…

31.0125 Renewal-Form-Mailing.

The administrator shall mail to every license…

31.0126 Renewal-Deadline.

(a) All licensees must file a renewal applica…

31.0127 Renewal-Insufficient applications.

In cases in which a renewal application on fi…

31.0128 Minor defects in application.

In cases in which the renewal application has…

31.0129 Renewal-Fee Payment.

Renewal fees shall be paid at the revenue div…

31.0130 Administrator powers.

Pursuant to 31.0505 (4) ASCA, the administrat…

31.0131 Revocation, suspension, and renewal of licenses.

(a) The administrator may revoke any license…

31.0132 Adverse actions-Notice-Hearing right.

Pursuant to 31.0515 ASCA, any applicant or li…

31.0133 Hearing before board-Request deadline-Procedure.

Pursuant to 31.516 ASCA, any applicant or lic…

31.0134 Hearing before board-Board powers, action.

(a) Pursuant to 31.0503(d) ASCA, the board ha…

31.0135 Hearing before board-Decision content-Record of proceedings.

Pursuant to 31.0517 ASCA, any applicant or li…

31.0136 Hearing before board-Judicial review.

Pursuant to 31.0518 ASCA any applicant or lic…

31.0137 Reinstatement of suspended license.

After suspension of the license upon any of t…

31.0138 Reinstatement of revoked license.

After revocation of a license upon any of the…

31.0140 Limitation-Work out of class or qualifications.

(a) It should be pointed out that licenses is…

31.0141 General engineering contractor.

A general engineering contractor’s license sh…

31.0142 General building contractor-Work authorized.

A general building contractor’s license shall…

31.0143 General building contractor- Limitation of classification.

A licensee classified as a general building c…

31.0144 Specialty contractors- Work authorized.

(a) A specialty contractor’s license may be i…

31.0145 Specialty contractors-Classification.

(a) The construction industry has untold spec…

31.0146 Boilers, steamfitting.

Steamfitting and boiler work means to install…

31.0147 Cabinet work and millwork.

Cabinet work and millwork means to select, cu…

31.0148 Carpentry.

Carpentry means to select, grade, cut, join,…

31.0149 Carpet.

Carpet work means to examine surfaces and spe…

31.0150 Cement and concrete.

Cement and concrete work means to proportion,…

31.0151 Ceramic tile.

Ceramic tile work means to examine the surfac…

31.0152 Electrical.

Electrical work means the placing, installing…

31.0153 Excavating and grading.

Excavating and grading means to dig, move, an…

31.0154 Floor coverings.

Floor covering work means to examine surfaces…

31.0155 Masonry.

Masonry means to select, cut, and lay precast…

31.0156 Painting.

Painting means to examine surfaces and specif…

31.0157 Pest control, structural.

Structural pest control means to examine a bu…

31.0158 Plaster and lathing.

Plastering and lathing means the coating of s…

31.0159 Plumbing.

Plumbing means the creating and maintaining o…

31.0160 Refrigeration and air-conditioning.

Refrigeration and air-conditioning means to e…

31.0161 Roofing, siding, insulation, waterproofing.

Roofing, siding, insulation, and waterproofin…

31.0162 Sewer installation.

Sewer installation means to fabricate and lay…

31.0163 Sheet metal.

(a) Sheet metal work means to layout, design,…

31.0164 Steel reinforcing and erection.

Steel reinforcing and erection means to fabri…

31.0165 Stone masonry.

Stone masonry means to select, cut, and lay n…

31.0166 Tanks, structural.

Structural tank work means to fabricate, plac…

31.0167 Welding.

Welding means to use gases and electrical ene…

31.0170 Employer identification number.

Building contractors who engage the services…

31.0171 Withholdings required.

(a) Samoan. Employers are required by law to…

31.0172 Employer social security contribution.

The social security laws which are applicable…

31.0173 Quarterly payment deadlines and reports.

All employers are required by law to file rep…

31.0174 Settling before licensing required.

For licensing purposes it is required that al…

31.0180 Required before business licensing.

Before obtaining or renewing a business licen…

31.0181 Where obtained-Employer to pay.

The insurance may be obtained from any insura…

31.0182 Noncompliance.

Failure to obtain the compensation insurance…

31.0183 Information sources.

More detailed information for employees and e…

31.0185 Permission to work required- Limitation to sponsoring employer.

No alien shall engage in any employment unles…

31.0186 Sponsoring employer.

A sponsoring employer may be a U.S. national…

31.0187 American Samoan preference.

No entry permission shall be granted for the…

31.0190 Exceptions to chapter.

This chapter shall not apply to: (1) An offic…