The governor of this state shall be responsible for the administration of the state's highway safety program and, consistent with state law, may contract and cooperate with, and act as agent for state and federal agencies, political subdivisions, and public and private organizations in order to effectuate the purposes of the National Highway Safety Act of 1966 and any amendments or regulations thereto to the end that available federal money and other benefits for such purposes may be obtained. The governor may designate an appropriate agency of this state through which this state's safety program may be administered.
The governor shall provide for the receipt, allocation, and disbursement of federal money received pursuant to this act in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.
Counties, cities, towns, municipalities, and other political subdivisions are authorized to administer local highway safety programs which have been approved by the governor as part of the state highway safety program and to receive such funds as may be available for such purposes, subject to applicable federal laws and regulations and the approval of the governor.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes