(a) All costs incurred by the system to develop health care benefit programs pursuant to this part shall be paid by allocations from the Teachers' Retirement Fund as appropriated for that purpose.
(b) Any health care benefits program developed by the system pursuant to this part shall not be implemented by the system unless specifically authorized by a statute enacted by the Legislature.
(Amended and Renumbered from 25000 by Stats 2000, Ch. 1032, Sec. 2)