(a) The commissioner may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the implementation and administration of Act 2001-702.
(b) Prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of any regulation to implement Act 2001-702, the commissioner shall give at least 35 days' notice of the intended action by filing notice of the intended action with the Legislative Reference Service for publication in the Alabama Administrative Monthly. The date of publication in the Alabama Administrative Monthly shall constitute the date of the notice. The notice shall include a statement of either the terms or substance of the intended action or description of the subject and issues involved, shall specify a notice period ending not less than 35 days or more than 90 days from the date of this notice, during which period interested persons may present their views thereon, and shall specify the place where, and the manner in which, interested persons may present their views thereon.
(c) All regulations adopted by the commissioner after May 30, 2001, which have not been repealed or revised shall be codified in the Alabama Administrative Code. Regulations adopted prior to May 30, 2001, and still in effect shall be codified in the Alabama Administrative Code within 24 months after May 30, 2001.