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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 5. PERSONNEL [18000 - 22980]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )
  

PART 5. THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL CARE ACT [22750 - 22948]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Public Employees’ Health Benefits [22750 - 22944.6]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22. )
  

ARTICLE 4. Eligibility [22800 - 22826]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22. )

  
22806.  

(a) With respect to state officers and employees, a permanent intermittent employee who has an appointment of more than six months and works at least half-time shall be eligible to enroll in a health benefit plan within 60 calendar days after having been credited with a minimum of 480 paid hours within a designated six-month period. The designated six-month periods are January 1 to June 30, inclusive, and July 1 to December 31, inclusive, of each calendar year. To continue benefits, a permanent intermittent employee must be credited with a minimum of 480 paid hours in a designated six-month period or 960 paid hours in two consecutive periods.

(b) Permanent intermittent employees who are represented by State Bargaining Unit 6 may enroll in a health benefit plan within 60 calendar days following graduation from the academy of the Department of Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority. To continue benefits, a permanent intermittent employee must be credited with a minimum number of hours, as provided in subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22. Effective June 24, 2004.)