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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga on Oct. 8 signed into law, an Administration bill approved by the Fono, that amends local law by creating the American Samoa REAL ID Act, which complies with the federal REAL ID Act, that has been place for more than a decade. The US Department...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Fono has officially endorsed an Administration bill which will amend local statute and establish the American Samoa REAL ID Act, bringing American Samoa into compliance with stringent requirements of the US federal READ ID Act. The final approval was made this past...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate yesterday postponed the final vote on the House version of the “American Samoa REAL ID Act”, after it was discovered that the Samoan version of the bill is different from the English version dealing with the proposed new fee for a driver’s license. The bill,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After amending the Senate bill by including the words “elected officials”, the House yesterday approved the drug testing measure for all ASG employees in a 15-1 vote. The bill now returns to the Senate, whose members will decide whether they agree — or not — with the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA  — The US Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) has granted an extension to American Samoa to comply with the federal REAL ID Act until Oct. 10, 2019, according to USDHS public online records, as of Sept. 5. It says that American Samoa has an extension for REAL ID...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To fully comply with the federal REAL ID Act, the Lolo Administration is proposing major changes to current law for issuing driver’s licenses, and a new provision is being proposed that would allow a “driving privilege card” to be issued. Enacted in 2005, the REAL ID Act...