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rkdbus [American Samoan Laws Regarding Registration]
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rkdbus [State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration]
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 === What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? === === What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? ===
  
-46.3604 Rape\\ +[[https://new.asbar.org/section/title-46-criminal-justice/chapter-36-sexual-offenses/|https://new.asbar.org/section/title-46-criminal-justice/chapter-36-sexual-offenses/]]
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7347:46.3604-Rape.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7347:46.3604-Rape.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3610 Sexual Assault\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7348:46.3610-Sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7348:46.3610-Sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3611 Sodomy\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7349:46.3611-Sodomy.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7349:46.3611-Sodomy.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3612 Deviate Sexual Assault\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7350:46.3612-Deviate-sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7350:46.3612-Deviate-sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3615 Sexual abuse in the first degree\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7351:46.3615-Sexual-abuse-in-the-first-degree.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7351:46.3615-Sexual-abuse-in-the-first-degree.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3616 Sexual abuse in the second degree\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7352:46.3616-Sexual-abuse-in-the-second-degree.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7352:46.3616-Sexual-abuse-in-the-second-degree.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3617 Indecent exposure\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7353:46.3617-Indecent-exposure.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7353:46.3617-Indecent-exposure.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]\\ +
-46.3618 Child molesting\\ +
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7354:46.3618-Child-molesting.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7354:46.3618-Child-molesting.&catid=750:chapter-36-sexual-offenses&Itemid=172]]+
  
 === Does the state have lifetime supervision? === === Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
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 === What is the age of consent? === === What is the age of consent? ===
  
-Age 17.\\ 
-Rape is defined as 16 or under\\ 
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7347:46.3604-Rape.&catid=750&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7347:46.3604-Rape.&catid=750&Itemid=172]]\\ 
 Sexual abuse is defined as 16 or under\\ Sexual abuse is defined as 16 or under\\
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7348:46.3610-Sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7348:46.3610-Sexual-assault.&catid=750&Itemid=172]]+[[https://new.asbar.org/code-annotated/46-3604-rape/|https://new.asbar.org/code-annotated/46-3604-rape/]]
  
 === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? === === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? ===
  
-No.\\ +Response needed
-Link needed.+
  
 ===== Info for State Advocates ===== ===== Info for State Advocates =====
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 === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? === === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? ===
  
-NoTerritories are not permitted to vote in the Federal election, regardless of criminal status (U.SCONSTartIV, § 3, cl2)Unknown regarding territory/local elections.+Misdemeanors in American Samoa - you never lose the right to vote if convicted of a misdemeanor, even while incarcerated\\ 
 +You can vote while awaiting trial for any charge, even if incarcerated, as long as you have not lost your right to vote due to a prior conviction.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +Felony convictions in American Samoa - you lose the right to vote while incarcerated if you are convicted of a felonyYour rights can be restored.\\ 
 +[[https://www.usvotefoundation.org/ex-off-voting-rights/American-Samoa|https://www.usvotefoundation.org/ex-off-voting-rights/American-Samoa]]
  
 === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? === === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? ===
  
-Registration of offenders\\ +American Samoa Sex Offender Registry\\ 
-[[https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7264:462801-registration-of-persons-convicted-of-offenses-against-a-victim-who-is-a-child&catid=744&Itemid=172|https://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7264:462801-registration-of-persons-convicted-of-offenses-against-a-victim-who-is-a-child&catid=744&Itemid=172]]+[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/]]
  
 === How does the state’s legislative process work? === === How does the state’s legislative process work? ===
  
-How a Bill Becomes Law\\ +OFFICIAL PORTAL OF THE U.S. TERRITORY OF AMERICAN SAMOA\\ 
-[[http://www.samoanews.com/local-news/how-bill-becomes-law-american-samoas-fono-legal-counsel-explains-process|http://www.samoanews.com/local-news/how-bill-becomes-law-american-samoas-fono-legal-counsel-explains-process]]+[[https://www.americansamoa.gov/|https://www.americansamoa.gov/]]\\ 
 +\\ 
 +Court Information\\ 
 +[[https://new.asbar.org/category/about-the-bar/court-information/|https://new.asbar.org/category/about-the-bar/court-information/]]
  
 === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? === === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? ===
  
-May search by bill # or key word\\ +[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/Resources.aspx|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/Resources.aspx]]
-[[http://www.ilga.gov/|http://www.ilga.gov/]]\\ +
-Search by bill title or choose subject\\ +
-[[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/illinois/6585|https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/illinois/6585]]+
  
 === Best keywords are: === === Best keywords are: ===
  
-Response needed.+American Samoa bills / bill tracker
  
 === Sign up for notifications of bill movement: === === Sign up for notifications of bill movement: ===
  
-Response needed.+Bill Tracker\\ 
 +[[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/american_samoa/6395|https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/american_samoa/6395]]
  
 === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-Response needed.+American Samoa Legal Affairs\\ 
 +[[https://www.legalaffairs.as.gov/|https://www.legalaffairs.as.gov/]]
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
  
-[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Territorial_constitutional_officers_of_American_Samoa|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Territorial_constitutional_officers_of_American_Samoa]]+AMERICAN SAMOA LEGISLATURE (FONO)\\ 
 +List of Senate and House of Representatives\\ 
 +[[https://www.americansamoa.gov/fono|https://www.americansamoa.gov/fono]] 
 + 
 +investigation and prosecution of gender-based violence and human trafficking\\ 
 +[[https://aequitasresource.org/resources/|https://aequitasresource.org/resources/]] 
 + 
 +American Samoa Government Agencies A to Z\\ 
 +[[https://www.americansamoa.gov/directors|https://www.americansamoa.gov/directors]]> 
 + 
 +===== Other Useful State Information ===== 
 + 
 +=== Contact information for state registry office === 
 + 
 +American Samoa Sex Offender Registration Office Contact Us:\\ 
 +American Samoa\\ 
 +Box 7 OAG-EOB\\ 
 +Pago Pago, AS 96799\\ 
 +684-633-4163\\ 
 +[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/]]\\ 
 +[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/ContactUs.aspx|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/ContactUs.aspx]] 
 + 
 +=== NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: === 
 + 
 +Response needed. 
 + 
 +=== Other helpful information === 
 + 
 +American Samoa Sex Offender Registry FAQ’s\\ 
 +[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/FAQs.aspx|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/FAQs.aspx]]\\ 
 +\\ 
 +American Samoa Sex Offender Registry Resources\\ 
 +[[https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/Resources.aspx|https://americansamoa.nsopw.gov/Resources.aspx]] 
  
 ===== Other Useful State Information ===== ===== Other Useful State Information =====
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