17.0201 Powers and duties of Department of Education.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 17.0201]

(a) With the exception of the Feleti Barstow Public Library, the Department of Education of the government shall be responsible for developing and maintaining free library services for all people residing in American Samoa. These services shall include an extension service to all villages either by bookmobile or village library stations.

(b) The Department of Education is authorized and empowered to request, accept, receive and administer for the government, any funds, books and other library materials appropriated or donated by any donor, including the government of the United States or any of its departments, boards or bureaus; which are needed to develop and improve public and school libraries with the exception of funds, grants, books and other materials designated for the Feleti Barstow Public Library.

History: 1998, PL 25-23.