Notwithstanding 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), the department and the State Department of Social Services may implement and administer this article through the issuance of guidance or other written directives, which may include, but is not limited to, establishing timelines for submittal of plans and any modifications, plan templates and processes for requesting additional participating contractors.

(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 7, Sec. 11. (AB 108) Effective March 13, 2018. Conditionally inoperative as prescribed by Section 8332.7)