[339-2] Powers of the director. (a) The director shall have the power to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter and to propose and to adopt pursuant to chapter 91 rules necessary to carry out the provisions, purposes, and intent of this chapter, and may delegate responsibilities with the exception of rulemaking to the agency the director deems appropriate.

(b) The director may request all state and local governmental agencies having law enforcement powers to provide services and personnel reasonably necessary to assist in the enforcement of this chapter. Any such agency and personnel thereof so assisting the director shall be empowered to enforce this chapter and all such rules.

(c) The director may employ a person without regard to chapter 76 to serve at the director's pleasure as the director finds necessary for the implementation of this chapter.

(d) The provisions of this chapter shall not in any way preempt or diminish the present powers and duties of state and county agencies in regard to the prevention and control of litter. [L Sp 1977 1st, c 2, pt of 2; gen ch 1985; am L 2000, c 253, 150]



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