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Normal Rate Of Contribution   

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(a) (1) The normal rate of contribution for a state miscellaneous or state industrial member whose service is not included in the federal system shall be 6 percent of the compensation in excess of three hundred seventeen dollars ($317) per month paid to that member for service rendered on or after July 1, 1976.

(2) The normal rate of contribution for a state miscellaneous or state industrial member, who has elected to be subject to Section 21353.5 and whose service is not included in the federal system, shall be 6 percent of the member?s compensation.

(3) The normal rate of contribution as established under this subdivision for a member whose service is included in the federal system, and whose service retirement allowance is reduced under Section 21354.1, because of that inclusion, shall be reduced by one-third as applied to compensation not exceeding four hundred dollars ($400) per month for service after the date of execution of the agreement including service in the federal system and prior to termination of the agreement with respect to the coverage group to which he or she belongs.

(b) The normal rate of contribution for a state miscellaneous or state industrial member whose service has been included in the federal system shall be 5 percent of compensation in excess of five hundred thirteen dollars ($513) per month paid that member for service rendered on or after July 1, 1976.

(c) The normal rate of contribution for a state miscellaneous or state industrial member who is subject to Section 21076, 21076.5, or 21077 shall be determined in the manner described in Section 20683.2.

(d) A member who elected to become subject to Section 21353 solely for service rendered on or after the effective date of the election, as authorized by subdivision (c) of Section 21070 during the period between November 1, 1988, and October 31, 1989, is not required to make the contributions specified in Section 21073.

(e) A member who elects to become subject to Section 21354.1, as applicable, shall contribute at the rate specified in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) or paragraph (1) of subdivision (b), as determined by the member?s status with the federal system, and the rate shall be applied from the first of the month following the date of the election. A member who makes the election shall also contribute for service prior to the date the contribution rate was applied, in the manner specified in Section 21073 or 21073.1, as applicable.

(f) 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.

(g) The Director of Human Resources 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 Human Resources but shall be no earlier than the beginning of the pay period following the date the board receives notification.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 526, Sec. 5.)