Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.742
Powers of Commission.

The Commission, in carrying out its duties and within the limits of legislative appropriations and other available money, may:


Enter into contracts, leases or other agreements or transactions;


Provide grants of money to local emergency planning committees to improve their ability to respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials;


Assist with the development of comprehensive plans for responding to such emergencies in this State;


Provide technical assistance and administrative support to the Telecommunications Group of the Communication and Computing Unit of the Division of Enterprise Information Technology Services of the Department of Administration for the development of systems for communication during such emergencies;


Provide technical and administrative support and assistance for training programs;


Develop a system to provide public access to data relating to hazardous materials;


Support any activity or program eligible to receive money from the Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials;


Adopt regulations setting forth the manner in which the Division of Emergency Management of the Department shall:


Allocate money received by the Division which relates to hazardous materials or is received pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001 et seq. or 49 U.S.C. §§ 5101 et seq.; and


Approve programs developed to address planning for and responding to emergencies involving hazardous materials; and


Coordinate the activities administered by state agencies to carry out the provisions of this chapter, 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001 et seq. and 49 U.S.C. §§ 5101 et seq.
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