28-602. Powers of governor; federal highway safety act
A. In addition to other duties and responsibilities conferred on the governor by the constitution and laws of this state, the governor may contract and do all other things necessary to secure the full benefits available to this state under the federal highway safety act of 1966 (23 United States Code sections 401 through 404) and any other subsequent federal highway safety acts, including cooperating with federal and state agencies, private and public organizations, and persons to effectuate the purposes of the federal acts and any amendments to the federal acts.
B. The governor is responsible for and may administer the highway safety programs of this state and those of its political subdivisions through the appropriate agency of this state that the governor designates. The responsibility, administration and designation shall be in accordance with the federal highway safety act of 1966 or any other subsequent federal highway safety act and federal regulations adopted to implement the federal acts and as further provided by law.