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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 17. Integration with Federal Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance [31880 - 31894]
  ( Article 17 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090. )

31880.
  

Each county having a population in excess of five million, which has not already integrated its retirement system with the federal system, shall effect such integration pursuant to this article to be operative as of a date specified by the board of supervisors to be no later than July 1, 1964.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31881.
  

Except as otherwise expressly provided in this article, all of the provisions of Article 13 of this chapter (commencing with Section 31800) apply to, and are incorporated by reference in this article.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31882.
  

“Board,” as used in this article, means the Board of Administration of the Public Employees’ Retirement System.

(Amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 590.)

31883.
  

“Federal-state agreement” means the agreement or any modification thereof now, heretofore, or hereafter executed by the board pursuant to Section 218 of Title II of the Social Security Act.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31884.
  

“Pension board,” as used in this article, means the board of retirement.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31885.
  

“Retirement system” means the retirement plan provided by the county for its employees under this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31886.
  

“Policeman” as used in this article includes sheriffs, undersheriffs, deputy sheriffs and any other employee of a county in a position designated as a policeman’s position by the board; provided, any such position named herein or as may be designated by the board, is not contrary to any definition, ruling or regulation issued by the federal agency relating to the term “policeman” for the purposes of Section 218(d)(5)(A) of the Social Security Act.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31887.
  

“Fireman,” as used in this article, means any employee in a position designated as a fireman’s position by the board; provided, such designation is not contrary to any definition, ruling or regulation relating to the term “fireman” issued by the federal agency for the purposes of Section 218(d)(5)(A) of the Social Security Act.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31888.
  

The pension board shall effect a division into two parts exclusive of the division required by Section 31891, for the purposes of this article, of the retirement system. One part shall consist of those who are active members of the retirement system on division date, and who do not desire coverage under the federal system; and the second part shall consist of those who are active members of the system on division date, and who desire coverage under the federal system and of those who become members of the system after division date. The division date shall be set by the pension board so as to permit modification of the federal-state agreement to include services of employees who are members of the second part of said system.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31889.
  

The division shall be conducted in accordance with Section 218(d)(7) of the Social Security Act and applicable federal and board rules and regulations, by the pension board.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31890.
  

Upon receiving evidence satisfactory to him with respect to any division of a retirement system that the conditions specified in Section 218(d)(7) of the Social Security Act have been met, the Governor or any other state official now or hereafter authorized by federal law, shall so certify to the federal agency.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31891.
  

For the purposes of this article, policemen, as defined in Section 31886, and firemen, as defined in Section 31887, shall each be deemed to belong to separate retirement systems.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31892.
  

When federal benefits are to be extended to any firemen’s or policemen’s position pursuant to this part it shall be done only by a vote of such firemen or policemen as provided in Section 31801.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31893.
  

The pension board shall apply to the board in accordance with the provisions of this article, and the board shall execute on behalf of the State an agreement with the federal agency for the coverage of employees of the county under the federal system in conformity with the provisions of Section 218 of the Social Security Act and applicable federal regulations.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

31894.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 31893, however, before the board shall execute on behalf of the State an agreement with the federal agency as herein provided, the pension board and the board shall enter into a written agreement, which agreement shall include such provisions not inconsistent with this article which the board deems necessary in the administration of the said federal system as it affects the State and the county and its employees.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 2090.)

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