(a)  In the event of an emergency which requires two or more state agencies to be involved, the secretary is designated as the official who is empowered to coordinate the state's response to the emergency.  The secretary may designate any agency as a lead agency to be in charge of the state's response.

(b)  The secretary may delegate any authority assigned to him to any member of his department.

(c)  Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title or any rule of any division of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, the Secretary may review any action or failure to take action by any member of any division and may hold such hearings and gather such information in connection therewith as he deems necessary for the proper function of the department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-10; 143-476;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1988; December 1, 1979;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 01A .0104 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.