§22-3A-2. Office of explosives and blasting created; transfer of functions; responsibilities.
(a) There is hereby created the office of explosives and blasting within the division of environmental protection. The director shall appoint a chief to administer the office. The chief shall serve at the will and pleasure of the director.

(b) As of the effective date of this article, the office of explosives and blasting shall assume responsibility for the enforcement of all the rules and laws established to regulate blasting consistent with the authority granted in this article.

(c) Terms used in this article shall have the definitions set forth in article three of this chapter, unless used in a context that clearly requires a different meaning or as otherwise defined herein.