(a) The Executive Director of Workforce West Virginia shall promulgate emergency rules and propose, for legislative promulgation, legislative rules pursuant to the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to effectuate the provisions of this article. All rules, whether emergency or not, promulgated pursuant to this section shall at a minimum:
(1) Define the regions of the state as used in the article;
(2) Establish a process for addressing written objections regarding the methodology for calculating the prevailing hourly rate of wages and the calculation of the hourly rate of wages: Provided, That Workforce West Virginia may consolidate written objections for hearing and final determination purposes; and
(3) Propose any other rules necessary to effectuate the purposes of this article.
(b) Any legislative rule in effect prior to the effective date of this article implementing the provisions of this article is hereby repealed.