339-3 Duties of the director. (a) The director shall:

(1) Be responsible for the study of available research in the field of litter control, prevention, removal, disposal, and recycling; the study of methods for the implementation of such research; and development of public educational programs;

(2) Serve as a coordinator between the State, state agencies, and various organizations seeking to aid in the anti-litter effort;

(3) Cooperate with local governments to accomplish the coordination of anti-litter efforts; and

(4) Encourage voluntary local anti-litter campaigns.

(b) The director may:

(1) Apply for funds or other resources available from private or public sources;

(2) Conduct educational programs intended to instill the anti-litter ethic;

(3) Design a state anti-litter symbol;

(4) Post anti-litter signs in public places where required; and

(5) Design and make available a litter bag bearing the state anti-litter symbol and a statement of the penalties prescribed herein for littering. [L Sp 1977 1st, c 2, pt of 2; am L 1998, c 277, 2]

 

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