45.1001 Authority-Corrections Bureau.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.1001]

(a) The Corrections Bureau, through the Department of Public Safety, establishes and operates facilities necessary for the care, education, training, treatment, and rehabilitation of those children legally committed to its custody under 45.0350. The Department of Public Safety insures that adequate funds are available and allocated for these purposes, the facilities may include, but are not limited to:

(1) group care facilities and homes, including half-way houses;

(2) training schools;

(3) conservation camps; and

(4) diagnostic and evaluation centers and receiving centers.

(b) The Bureau cooperates with other governmental units and agencies, including appropriate local units of government, territorial departments and institutions, and agencies of the federal government in order to facilitate the training and rehabilitation of youth.

(c) The compliance with these provisions is reviewed by the American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Board, the proper education of the children present in a juvenile detention facility, as provided by law.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 19-8-101.