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AB-3145 Disability insurance: state employees.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 19885.1 is added to the Government Code, to read:

19885.1.
 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, an employee who is not subject to a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5 may elect to participate in the state disability insurance program subject to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 2601), Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2625), Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 2901), Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 3001), and Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 3300) of Part 2 of the Unemployment Insurance Code in lieu of the receiving nonindustrial disability benefits provided pursuant to this chapter and Chapter 2.4 (commencing with Section 2781) of Part 2 of the Unemployment Insurance Code.
(b) The employee may make the election described in subdivision (a) at the time of hire and during an annual enrollment period determined by the department.
(c) An employee who makes the election shall be responsible for paying the premiums for coverage under the state disability insurance program and shall remain in the program for at least two years from the date of election.