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2012 Statute


41-209.Director; powers and duties. The director shall have the following powers, functions and duties:

(a) To receive applications for, and to issue and revoke licenses to manufacturers, distributors, nonbeverage users and retailers in accordance with the provisions of this act;

(b) to call upon other administrative departments of the state, county and city governments, sheriffs, city police departments, city marshals, law enforcement officers and upon prosecuting officers for such information and assistance as the director deems necessary in the performance of the duties imposed upon the director by this act;

(c) to inspect or cause to be inspected, any premises where alcoholic liquors are manufactured, distributed or sold;

(d) in the conduct of any hearing authorized to be held by the director to examine, or cause to be examined, under oath, any person, and to examine or cause to be examined books and records of any licensee; to hear testimony and take proof material for the information of the director in the discharge of such duties hereunder; to administer or cause to be administered oaths; and for any such purposes to issue subpoenas to require the attendance of witnesses and the production of books which shall be effective in any part of this state; and any district court or any judge of the district court, may by order duly entered, require the attendance of witnesses and the production of relevant books subpoenaed by the director, and the court or judge may compel obedience to the order by proceedings for contempt;

(e) to collect, receive, account for and turn over to the secretary of revenue all registration and license fees and taxes provided for in this act and all other moneys received by the director by virtue of the director's office; and

(f) such other powers, functions and duties as are or may be imposed or conferred upon the director by law.

History: L. 1949, ch. 242, § 14; L. 1976, ch. 145, § 192; L. 1985, ch. 170, § 1; L. 2007, ch. 190, § 9; July 1.