(1) In addition to the other powers and duties conferred and imposed in this part
1 upon the division of administration, the division, through the director or, upon
the director's direction and under the director's supervision, through the other officers
and employees of the division, has the following powers and duties:
(a) To administer and enforce the public health laws of the state of Colorado and
the standards, orders, rules, and regulations established, issued, or adopted by the
(b) To exercise all powers and duties conferred and imposed upon the department not
expressly delegated to the board by the provisions of this part 1;
(c) To hold hearings, administer oaths, subpoena witnesses, and take testimony in
all matters relating to the exercise and performance of the powers and duties vested
in or imposed upon the division of administration. The director may designate an administrative law judge appointed pursuant to part
10 of article 30 of title 24, C.R.S., to conduct hearings pursuant to section 24-4-105, C.R.S.
(e) To supervise all subdivisions and boards of the department to determine that publications
of the department and of any subdivisions thereof circulated in quantity outside the
executive branch are issued in accordance with the provisions of section 24-1-136, C.R.S.;
(f) To appoint, pursuant to section 13 of article XII of the state constitution, a chief health inspector and such deputy inspectors as may be authorized. Such inspectors have the power to enter any workplace as provided in section 8-1-116, C.R.S. All expenses incurred by the division and its employees, pursuant to the provisions
of this section, shall be paid from the funds appropriated for its use, upon approval
of the director.
(g) Repealed by Laws 1980, S.B.115, § 6.
(h) To administer and enforce the minimum general sanitary standards and regulations
adopted pursuant to section 25-1.5-202.
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