(a) The board may adopt regulations for the purposes of this article as emergency regulations in accordance with the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code). For the purposes of the Administrative Procedure Act, including Section 11349.6 of the Government Code, the adoption of the regulations shall be deemed to be an emergency and necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, or general welfare, notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code, any regulation adopted pursuant to this section shall not remain in effect more than one year unless the board complies with rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, as required by subdivision (e) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code.
(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 38, Sec. 1.)
Government Code 11340
Government Code 11346.1
Government Code 11349.6