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Those organizational units of the department and the officers of those units specified by law shall have all of the powers and duties enumerated in the specific laws involved. However, the carrying out of those powers and duties shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the secretary and he shall retain the final decision-making authority and responsibility for the administration of any such laws as provided in Subsection B of Section 7 of the Human Services Department Act. The department shall have access to all records, data and information of other state departments, agencies and institutions, including its own organizational units not specifically held confidential by law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 9. Executive Department § 9-8-7. Organizational units of department; powers and duties specified by law; access to information - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-9-executive-department/nm-st-sect-9-8-7/
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