25.0522 Issuance of solid waste collection licenses.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 25.0522]

(a) Application. Application for a solid waste collection license to engage in the business of solid waste collection shall be made to the director. The applicant shall state thereon his name and business address, the nature of materials to be collected, the manner in which and the location where the same shall be disposed.

(b) Bond. Every applicant for a license shall execute and submit a security bond in favor of the government in the penal sum of $100,000, which bond shall be subject to all the conditions set forth in 25.0523, including the cost of collecting and disposing of solid waste by the government in case the licensed collector fails to collect and dispose of solid waste which the licensed collector has contracted to collect and dispose. The bond shall be issued by a security company authorized to do business in American Samoa.

(c) Vehicular public liability and damage insurance. The applicant shall secure a standard automobile liability insurance policy covering the applicant, or any person driving vehicles to be operated by the applicant with his permission in the amount of $100,000 for bodily injury to or for the death of one person in any accident and in the amount of $300,000 for bodily injury to or for the death of two or more persons in anyone accident respectively, and property damage insurance in the amount of $50,000 in case of damage to or destruction of property of others in anyone accident. At the time of application, the applicant shall present evidence of such insurance to the director.

(d) Comprehensive non-vehicular public liability insurance policy. The applicant shall secure a standard comprehensive non-vehicular public liability insurance policy covering the applicant and his employees and agents, which shall also include a rider covering the government, in the sum of $300,000. Such rider shall be in the form of an endorsement issued by the insurer. At the time of application, the applicant shall present evidence of such insurance to the director.

(e) Term of licenses. A solid waste collection license shall be issued on a calendar year basis, regardless of when issued and expire on December 31 of the year issued or renewed.

(f) License fee. The fee for an annual solid waste collection license shall be $100 payable in advance to the treasurer on or before January 1 of each year. The original fee shall be prorated in the amount of one-fourth of the annual fee for each quarter or portion of a quarter remaining in the year from the date of issuance. No license fee shall be refundable.

History: Rule 10-88, eff 9 Oct 88, § 1.