Section 14-7-9Issuance of press release and notice as to public hearing upon decision of Board of Corrections to obligate funds to initiation of manufacturing in industry in which not previously engaged.
At least 30 days prior to a final decision by the Board of Corrections to obligate any funds to initiate manufacturing in an industry in which it has not been engaged in the past, the board shall issue a press release stating such intent and provide written notice to various trade associations in Alabama calling for a public hearing of all interested parties. The intent of this provision is to give the Board of Corrections the benefit of input from parties who may be affected by the board's decisions but final decision-making authority rests with the board.
(Acts 1976, No. 286, p. 319, §5.)