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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 3. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES [23000 - 33205]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

DIVISION 4. EMPLOYEES [31000 - 33017]

  ( Division 4 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

PART 3. RETIREMENT SYSTEMS [31200 - 33017]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

CHAPTER 3. County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 [31450 - 31898]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

ARTICLE 16.6. Retrospective Cost-of-Living Adjustment [31875 - 31879.2]
  ( Article 16.6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 521. )

31875.
  

Any county may provide by ordinance that the principles set forth in Article 16.5 (commencing with Section 31870), as a basis for adjustment of retirement allowances in accordance with future cost-of-living changes, shall be applied for the purpose of adjusting retirement allowances in accordance with past cost-of-living changes.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 521.)

31876.
  

The retirement allowances payable following the effective date of this article in the county shall be in the same amounts as would be payable if Article 16.5 had been in effect in the county on the date specified in the ordinance as the date for application of this article in the county.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 521.)

31877.
  

Any adjustment made pursuant to this article with reference to changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers which occurred prior to the effective date of this article in a county shall apply prospectively only; and no right, claim or interest whatsoever shall be created by the application of the provisions of this section in any county with respect to retirement allowance payments made for time prior to the effective date of this article in the county.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 900.)

31878.
  

(a) This article may be adopted by any county by ordinance.

(b) The ordinance shall specify a date as of which Article 16.5 shall be deemed applicable. The applicable date may be the first day of any prior year. If no applicable date is specified, Article 16.5 shall be deemed applicable as of the first day of the year preceding the year of retirement of the earliest retired member who is currently being paid a retirement allowance at the time the ordinance is adopted.

(c) The ordinance shall specify a date as of which the adjustments made pursuant to this article shall be effective. If no effective date is specified, the adjustments shall be made in allowances payable for time commencing on the first day of the month following the adoption of the ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 521.)

31879.
  

Any county may adopt or readopt this article alone from time to time, adopt Article 16.5 alone, or adopt this article and Article 16.5 at the same time or different times. If both articles are adopted, any accumulated increases in excess of two percent (2%) per year which are accumulated under this article shall be applicable to the computation of future allowance adjustments as provided in Article 16.5 and any allowance which is increased as provided in this article shall be subject to future increase or decrease as provided in Article 16.5.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 521.)

31879.1.
  

Any county may adopt or readopt this article alone from time to time, adopt Article 16.5 alone, or adopt this article and Article 16.5 at the same time or different times. If both articles are adopted, any accumulated increases in excess of three percent (3%) per year which are accumulated under this article shall be applicable to the computation of future allowance adjustments as provided in Article 16.5 and any allowance which is increased as provided in this article shall be subject to future increase or decrease as provided in Article 16. 5.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 45.)

31879.2.
  

Any county may adopt or readopt this article alone from time to time, adopt Article 16.5 alone, or adopt this article and Article 16.5 at the same time or different times. If both articles are adopted, any accumulated increases in excess of 5 percent per year which are accumulated under this article shall be applicable to the computation of future allowance adjustments as provided in Article 16.5 and any allowance which is increased as provided in this article shall be subject to future increase or decrease as provided in Article 16.5.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1388.)

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