Whenever the approval of the Department of Health is required to any act, plan, paper, or proposed undertaking, the commissioner or one of the division directors authorized for such purpose by him, shall examine the same. If such examination is made by a division director he shall report to the commissioner the results of his examination, together with his recommendations for action. If in conducting such examination the commissioner deems it necessary, he shall conduct hearings and examine witnesses.
L.1947, c. 177, p. 804, s. 32. Amended by L.1950, c. 29, p. 61, s. 5.