Stay informed about recent legislation that may have an effect on your retirement benefits. CCCERA is governed by the California Constitution (Article 16 – Public Finance, Section 17); the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 (CERL); the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA), and is subject to various other state and federal laws including the Internal Revenue Code. These laws are continuously changing.

For the most current information on California legislation, refer to the California Legislative Information website.


SB 112
Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review. State government.

SB 112 added Government Code Section 31680.15, which provides:


SB 671
County employees’ retirement: retirement funds: transfers.

SB 671 amended CERL Government Code Section 31582 that permits a county and district to make an advance payment of all or part of the county’s or district’s estimated annual contributions to the retirement fund.  The bill makes the following changes effective January 1, 2018:

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AB 197
Change in compensation for retirement calculations

AB 197 Frequently Asked Questions

On September 12, 2012, the Governor signed into law Assembly Bill 197, with an effective date of January 1, 2013. The measure changed how county retirement boards were permitted to calculate their current members’ retirement allowances.


Past Legislation