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Powers of the commissioner
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 465. Powers of the commissioner. In addition to the powers and
duties elsewhere prescribed in this article, the commissioner shall have
power to:

1. Appoint one or more officers as shall be necessary to do or perform
in the department's place or stead the acts authorized by this article;

2. Examine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for permits;

3. Keep records of all permits issued, suspended or revoked, or orders
directing the cessation of unpermitted activities; and

4. Prepare a manual of rules and regulations for the conduct of
examinations and to furnish copies thereof to persons desiring the same
upon payment of a reasonable fee therefor.

5. Establish an appropriate fee structure for licenses, permits,
renewals and duplicates, and set levels of punishments for failure to
abide by this article.