Chapter 06 - Contract Employees

Chapter 06 - Contract Employees

7.0601 Prohibited from entering private business.


The Director shall provide in contracts with contract employees a provision prohibiting them from engaging in private business in American Samoa, either directly or indirectly in any form whatsoever, during the terms of their contracts.

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 stealing, embezzlement, or misappropriation of property, which is classified as a felony in American Samoa, shall be ineligible for employment as a contract employee with the government. A contract employee of the government, who is subsequently convicted of a felony crime involving stealing, embezzlement or misappropriation of property, shall be terminated immediately upon the judgment and sentence of conviction becoming final.