(a) Upon receipt of a recommendation from the committee for the promulgation, amendment, or repeal of regulations, the secretary shall within 30 working days do one of the following:
(1) Initiate the rulemaking process with the regulation as recommended by the committee.
(2) Decline to initiate the rulemaking process and provide the committee with a written statement of reasons for the decision.
(3) Request that the committee provide additional information regarding the recommended regulations.
(b) All regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter shall be adopted in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code and may be subsequently repealed or amended as provided for in that chapter.