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Executive order No. 2004-24: (supersedes executive orders 95-13 and 91-1) designating the Governor's Office of Highway Safety as the state highway safety agency, and as such, the appropriate agency to administer the Highway Safety Act of 1966 on behalf of the governor
EXECUTIVE ORDER 2004-24 (supersedes Executive Orders 95-13 and 91-1) DESIGNATING THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AS THE STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY, AND AS SUCH, THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER THE HIGHWAY SAFETY ACT OF 1966 ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNOR WHEREAS, A.R.S. ? 28-611 authorizes and directs the Governor to do all things necessary on behalf of the State to secure the full benefits of the Federal Highway Safety Act of 1966 (the Act), Public Law 89-564, 80 Stat. 731; and WHEREAS, A.R.S. ? 28-611 further designates the Governor as the officer responsible for the highway safety programs pursuant to the Act and authorizes her to administer the highway safety programs of the State and its political subdivisions; and WHEREAS, it is necessary to designate an organization and delegate thereto certain of the Governor's powers and authority for the execution of such highway safety programs, NOW THEREFORE, I, Janet Napolitano, Governor of the State of Arizona, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and Laws of this State, hereby order as follows: 1. There is hereby established in the Executive Branch of the State government, a Governor's Highway Safety Director who shall be appointed by and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor, and be supported by employees of the State of Arizona. The Governor's Highway Safety Director is hereby vested with all the powers and authority vested in the Governor pursuant to A.R.S. ? 28-611. The Director is directed to exercise such powers in the best interests of the State and in accordance with the Act. All departments and agencies within the Executive Branch of State government are to cooperate with the Governor's Highway Safety Director in the performance of highway safety functions provided herein. The Governor's Office of Highway Safety and all present employees shall continue to function as staff to the Director, who shall have responsibility for the direction, operation and control of the office. The Arizona Department of Public Safety shall coordinate with and assist the Governor's Office of Highway Safety as needed to protect the public and comply with the Acts.
The Governor's Highway Safety Director shall report directly to the Governor or her designee and shall be directly responsible to the Governor for the conduct and the administration of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The Federal Highway Safety Fund identified as "Fund 64100" shall be under the control of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety in the execution of its duties. Pursuant to 23 CFR ? 1251.2, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety is designated as the State Highway Safety Agency. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Arizona.
GOVERNOR DONE at the Capitol in Phoenix on this ___ day of October in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Four and of the independence of the United States of America the Two Hundred and Twenty-Ninth. ATTEST: SECRETARY OF STATE
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