A "domestic partnership" means either of the following:
(a) Two people who meet all of the criteria set forth in Section 297 of the Family Code.
(b) Two people who meet all of the criteria of a domestic partnership, as defined by the governing board of a contracting agency, if the contracting agency adopted that definition prior to January 1, 2000.
(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22.)