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(a) Any regulation adopted by the Medical Board of California relating to the administration of the program or the Physician Volunteer Program shall remain in effect and shall be deemed to be a regulation of the office. The office may thereafter amend or repeal any part of those regulations or adopt any other regulations it deems appropriate to implement this article 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.
(b) The adoption, amendment, repeal, or readoption of a regulation authorized by this section is deemed to be necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, or general welfare, for purposes of Sections 11346.1 and 11349.6 of the Government Code, and the office is hereby exempted from the requirement that it describe specific facts showing the need for immediate action. For purposes of subdivision (e) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code, the 120-day period, as applicable to the effective period of an emergency regulatory action and submission of specified materials to the Office of Administrative Law, is hereby extended to 180 days.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 128554 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-128554/
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