The commissioner may delegate duties imposed by this chapter to the head of an agency and to any subordinates of the head. Delegated duties are to be exercised in the name of the commissioner and under the commissioner's supervision and control.
When authorized by the commissioner, facsimile signatures, electronic approvals, or digital signatures may be used in accordance with the commissioner's delegated authority and instructions. Copies of the delegated authority and instructions must be filed with the commissioner of management and budget and the secretary of state. A facsimile signature, electronic approval, or digital signature, when used in accordance with the commissioner's delegated authority and instructions, is as effective as an original signature.