(a) An annuitant, as defined in subdivision (f) or (g) of Section 22760, may, upon assuming payment of the employee contribution, enroll in a health benefit plan or dental care plan without discrimination as to premium rates or benefit coverage, at which time the state shall assume payment of the employer contribution.
(b) The board has no duty to locate or notify any person who may be eligible to enroll pursuant to this section.
(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22.)