(a) Notwithstanding any other law, and in lieu of any inflation or cost-of-living adjustment otherwise authorized for any of the programs enumerated in subdivision (b), state funding for the programs enumerated in subdivision (b) shall be increased annually by the product of the following:
(1) The sum of 1.0 plus the percentage change determined under paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 42238.02.
(2) The sum of 1.0 plus the percentage of increase, from the prior fiscal year to the current fiscal year, in each of the workload factors described in subdivision (b).
(b) The programs for which annual state funding increases are determined under this section, and the factors used to measure workload for each of those programs, are as follows:
(1) Special education programs and services, as measured by the regular second principal apportionment average daily attendance for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive.
(2) Child care and development programs, and preschool programs, as measured by the state population of children up to and including four years of age.
(c) Notwithstanding any other law, child care and development programs shall not receive a cost-of-living adjustment in the 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 fiscal years.
(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 47, Sec. 41.)