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PERS; Normal Rate of Contribution   

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(a) Notwithstanding any provisions of Section 20677.4 to the contrary, effective with the beginning of the pay period following the operative date of the amendments to this section made by Senate Bill 151 of the 2011-12 Regular Session, the normal rate of contribution for state miscellaneous or state industrial members who are subject to Section 21353 or 21354.1, and who are represented by State Bargaining Unit 2, shall be:

(1) Ten percent of the compensation in excess of three hundred seventeen dollars ($317) per month paid to a member whose service is not included in the federal system.

(2) Nine percent of compensation in excess of five hundred thirteen dollars ($513) per month paid to that member whose service has been included in the federal system.

(b) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if the provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless and until approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(c) The Director of the Department of Personnel Administration may establish the normal rate of contribution for a state employee who is excepted from the definition of "state employee" in subdivision (c) of Section 3513, and an officer or employee of the executive branch of state government who is not a member of the civil service. The normal rate of contribution shall be the same for all members identified in this subdivision. The contribution rate shall be effective the beginning of the pay period indicated by the Director of the Department of Personnel Administration but shall be no earlier than the beginning of the pay period following the date the board receives notification.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 25, Sec. 10.)