(a) The commission shall administer this article, and shall adopt rules and regulations for that purpose. The rules and regulations shall include, but need not be limited to, provisions regarding the period of time for which a loan assumption agreement shall remain valid and the development of projections for funding purposes. In developing these rules and regulations, the commission shall solicit the advice of representatives from postsecondary education institutions, the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, and the nursing community.
(b) If this article is amended and the commission deems it necessary to adopt a rule or regulation to implement that amendment, the commission shall develop and adopt that rule or regulation no later than 12 months after the operative date of the statute that amends the article.
(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 183, Sec. 6.)