Nevada Public Health and Safety
Duties of Director.
The Director shall:
Administer the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive, in a manner that is consistent with, and not more stringent than, the applicable provisions of federal law;
Advise, consult and cooperate with other agencies of the State, the Federal Government, other states, interstate agencies and other persons in furthering the purposes of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive;
Take steps necessary to qualify for, accept and administer loans and grants from the Federal Government and other sources, public or private, for carrying out the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive;
Encourage, request, require the Department to participate in or conduct, studies, surveys, investigations, research, experiments, demonstrations and pilot programs by contract, grant or other means;
Collect and disseminate information to the public;
Hold hearings and issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses and the production of evidence, as the Director finds necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive;
Exercise all powers necessary to carry out the provisions of NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive; and
Delegate to the Division any of the Directors powers or duties set forth in NRS 459.800 to 459.856, inclusive.