(a) Notwithstanding Sections 22870, 22871, 22873, and 22874, a state employee who becomes a state member of the system after January 1, 1990, and is either excluded from the definition of a state employee in subdivision (c) of Section 3513, or a nonelected officer or employee of the executive branch of government who is not a member of the civil service, may not receive any portion of the employer contribution payable for annuitants, unless the employee is credited with 10 years of state service, as defined by this section, at the time of retirement.
(b) The percentage of the employer contribution payable for postretirement health benefits for an employee subject to this section shall be based on the completed years of credited state service at retirement as shown in the following table:
Years of of Employer
20 or more 100
(c) This section shall apply only to state employees who retire for service.
(d) Benefits provided to an employee subject to this section shall be applicable to all future state service.
(e) For the purposes of this section, "state service" means service rendered as an employee or an appointed or elected officer of the state for compensation. Notwithstanding Section 22826, for purposes of this section, credited state service includes service to the state for which the employee, pursuant to Section 20281.5, did not receive credit.
(f) This section does not apply to employees of the California State University, the judicial branch, or the Legislature.
(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 328, Sec. 34.)