124C.2  Powers and duties of the commissioner.

1.  The commissioner or the commissioner's designee may use funds appropriated or otherwise available to the department for the following purposes:

a.  Administrative services for the identification, assessment, and cleanup of clandestine laboratory sites.

b.  Payments to other government agencies or private contractors for services consistent with the management and cleanup of a clandestine laboratory site.

c.  Emergency response activities involving clandestine laboratory sites, including surveillance, entry, security, cleanup, and disposal.

The commissioner may request the assistance of other state, federal, and local agencies as necessary.

2.  The commissioner shall proceed, pursuant to this section, to collect all costs incurred in cleanup of a clandestine laboratory site from the person having control over a clandestine laboratory site.

3.  The commissioner shall make all reasonable efforts to recover the full amount of moneys expended, through litigation or otherwise. Moneys recovered shall be deposited with the treasurer of state and credited to the department of public safety.

Section History: Recent form

  93 Acts, ch 141, § 2

Internal References

  Referred to in § 124C.1

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