(a) Notwithstanding Section 31765.1, each survivor allowance paid on or after the operative date of this section pursuant to Section 31765.1 on account of a member who dies before the operative date of this section shall be equal to 65 percent of the monthly retirement allowance to which the deceased member would have been entitled if he or she had retired on the date of death with a retirement allowance not modified in accordance with one of the optional settlements specified in this article, as adjusted for the net cost-of-living percentage increase, if any, awarded to that survivor prior to the operative date of this section.
(b) This section shall only be applicable to Los Angeles County and shall not become operative until the board of supervisors of that county elects, by resolution adopted by a majority vote, to make this section operative in the county.
(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 778, Sec. 12. Effective October 13, 2001. Section conditionally operative by its own provisions.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018