43.1202 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 43.1202]

As used in this chapter:

(1) “Computer-based system: includes any computer or other information technology system, and any electronic device that controls, operates, monitors, or assists in the operation or functioning of equipment, machinery, plant, or a device using an embedded or installed microprocessor or chip.

(2) “Employees of the government” includes officers and employees of any government agency, and persons acting in behalf of a government agency in an official capacity, temporarily, whether with or without compensation.

(3) “Government agency or America Samoa Government” includes without limitation the Legislative, Judicial and Executive branches, including their respective departments, offices, agencies, authorities, boards or commissions but do not include any contractor with the government.

(4) “Government computer system” means a computer-based system owned or operated by or on behalf of the American Samoa Government.

(5) “Y-2K compliant” means, that the system accurately processes date and time data, including but not limited to, calculating, comparing, projecting, and sequencing from, into, and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and the years 1999 and 2000 and beyond, and leap year calculations”.

(6) “Y-2K error” means the failure of a computer-based system to accurately store, display, transmit, receive, process, calculate, compare, or sequence date and time data from, into, or between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the years 1999 and 2000 and beyond, and leap year calculations.”

History: 1967, PL 10-1; and 1990 PL 21-29, 1999, PL 26-14.