Section 2-15-68

Rules and regulations for implementation of division.

The commissioner, with the approval of the board, is hereby authorized to promulgate rules and regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry out the evident intent and purposes of this division. Before any rules and regulations which are authorized to be promulgated by the commissioner under this division shall be approved by the board, the commissioner shall, at least 10 days before any such rule or regulation is submitted to the board for approval, notify all livestock markets in the State of Alabama of the date on which such regulation is to be submitted to the board for approval in order that livestock market operators may appear and be heard concerning the adoption of all rules and regulations to be promulgated and approved under the provisions of this division.

Following promulgation and approval of all rules and regulations as authorized under this division and within 30 days, the commissioner shall give notice of such rules and regulations so promulgated and approved and such rules and regulations shall not become effective until the expiration of such 30-day period.

(Acts 1975, No. 386, p. 950, §9.)