Chapter 06 - Tourism Development

17.0601 Short title.

This act may be cited as the Tourism Developm…

17.0602 Purposes.

This act shall be construed and applied to ad…

17.0603 Interpretation.

In this act, unless the context otherwise req…

17.0604 Severability clause.

If any provision of this act or its applicati…

17.0605 Authority to adopt rules.

The board of the American Samoa Visitors Bure…

17.0606 Definitions.

For purposes of this title:(1) “Act” shall me…

17.0607 Establishment of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau.

There is established a government agency with…

17.0608 Powers and duties of the bureau.

The American Samoa Visitors Bureau:(1) may su…

17.0609 Creation of the position of executive director—Selection.

The American Samoa Visitors Bureau shall be h…

17.0610 Duties and responsibilities of the executive director.

The director shall be responsible for the fol…

17.0611 Creation of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau Board.

There is created the American Samoa Visitors…

17.0612 Composition and qualifications of board members—Chairman—Terms—Quorum.

(a) The board shall consist of the following…

17.0613 Board administrator.

The board shall be staffed by one employee fr…

17.0614 Board duties and responsibilities.

The board shall meet at least once a month an…

17.0615 No compensation for board members—Special meetings.

(a) Board members shall not be entitled to co…

17.0616 Attorney General as legal counsel.

The Attorney General of American Samoa shall…

17.0617 Dissolution of the Office of Tourism—Personnel.

(a) At a date fixed by the Governor, the Offi…

17.0618 Transfer of assets.

At a date fixed by the board, and approved by…

17.0619 Transfer of liabilities.

At a date fixed by the board and approved by…

17.0620 Source of funding.

(a) Funding for the bureau shall be provided…

17.0621 Audit.

The bureau shall employ the Territorial Audit…

17.0622 Accounting and budget.

The bureau shall assume responsibility for it…

17.0623 Procurement.

The bureau may contract for the procurement o…