46.2531 Halfway house funding.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.2531]

Inmate residents of a halfway house are required to share the cost of the American Samoa Government contract on a basis to be determined by the Commissioner and clearly listed in the contractual agreement.

(a) Payment of room and board shall be made by the inmate directly to the Treasurer each payday in the manner prescribed by section 46.2509, Inmate earnings. Failure to make such payment will result in the inmate’s immediate removal from the rehabilitative release program.

(b) When extenuating circumstances warrant, the Commissioner or the court may waive the payment of such fees by an inmate. The Commissioner shall immediately report such waivers, whether made by the Commissioner or the court, to the Treasurer.

History: 1999, PL 26-5