(a) A member who has a preretirement election of an option in effect on December 31, 1999, may change his or her preretirement election of Option 2, Option 3, Option 4, Option 5, Option 6, or Option 7 to Option 8 without the allowance reduction prescribed in Sections 24309 and 24310, provided the change is made on or after January 1, 2000, and prior to the earlier of July 1, 2000, or the member's benefit effective date.
(b) If the member elects to change his or her option under this section then the member shall retain the same option and the same option beneficiary as named in the prior preretirement election of an option as one of the options under Option 8. The election to change the preretirement election under this section shall be void if not received in the system's headquarters office at least 30 days prior to the death of the option beneficiary.
(c) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2000.
(Amended and renumbered by Stats. 2014, Ch. 755, Sec. 61.)