(a) This chapter establishes the power of a court in a dissolution of marriage or legal separation action with respect to community property rights in benefits under this part and defines the rights of nonparticipant spouses in the Cash Balance Benefit Program.
(b) For purposes of this chapter, the termination, dissolution, or nullity of a registered domestic partnership, or the legal separation of partners in a registered domestic partnership, as provided in Section 299 of the Family Code, shall be treated in the same manner as a dissolution of marriage or legal separation of a member and his or her spouse.
(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 418, Sec. 11.)
Family Code 299