[ Text of section effective until March 27, 2011. Repealed by 2011, 3, Sec. 75.]
Section 2. (a) The director shall be the executive and administrative head of the department. Except as otherwise provided, he shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of all laws, rules and regulations for which it is the duty of the department to administer and enforce.
(b) The director shall be appointed by the governor for a term coterminous with the governor and shall not be subject to chapter 31 or section 9A of chapter 30. Upon expiration of the term of office of the director or in the event of a vacancy, a successor shall be appointed by the governor for a term coterminous with the governor. The director shall devote his full time during business hours to the duties of his office.
(c) The director shall receive such salary as the governor shall determine, provided that such salary shall be equivalent to the salary received by the director of business and technology, director of labor, and the director of consumer affairs and business regulation.