Section 38-3-7Continuation, transition, implementation.
(a) All rights, duties, property, real or personal, and all other effects existing in names of the Commission on the Aging, or in any other name by which the agency has been known, shall continue in the name of the Department of Senior Services. Any existing or future reference to the Commission on the Aging, or any other name by which the agency has been known, in any existing law, contract, or other instrument shall constitute a reference to the Department of Senior Services of the State of Alabama.
(b) The Commission on the Aging shall continue in existence as the Board of Directors of the Department of Senior Services.
(c) A reasonable transition period for the name change shall be allowed to permit an orderly and cost-effective transition relating particularly to the use of equipment and supplies. All letterhead, business cards, forms, and any other materials in use by the commission containing the name Commission on the Aging shall continue to be used by the Department of Senior Services until the supplies are exhausted. Replacement supplies shall contain the name of the Department of Senior Services.
(d) The Code Commissioner, pursuant to Section 29-7-8, at times determined appropriate, shall implement this statutory name change in applicable sections of the Code of Alabama 1975.
(Act 2000-744, p. 1655, §1.)