(a) This section applies only to a county of the first class, as defined by Section 28020, as amended by Chapter 1204 of the Statutes of 1971, and Section 28022, as amended by Chapter 43 of the Statutes of 1961.
(b) Notwithstanding Sections 31460 and 31461, neither "compensation" nor "compensation earnable" shall include any increase, made on or after January 1, 1996, in cafeteria or flexible benefit plan contributions for any member represented by a certified employee organization, nor shall they include any increase in cafeteria or flexible benefit plan contributions made on or after January 1, 1995, for any member not represented by a certified employee organization, provided that the nonrepresented member waives the applicability of Sections 31460 and 31461 in writing prior to receiving any cash payment based on the increase.
(c) This section shall not be operative in the county until the time as the board of supervisors shall, by resolution adopted by a majority vote, make the provisions of this section applicable in the county.
(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 7, Sec. 1.)