2020 California Code
Insurance Code - INS
DIVISION 2 - CLASSES OF INSURANCE
PART 6.8 - Program Transfers
Section 12739.78.

Universal Citation: CA Ins Code § 12739.78 (2020)
12739.78.  

(a) (1) If any statute dissolves or terminates the board, any employee of the board who, immediately prior to the effective date of the dissolution or termination of the board, was assigned to the Healthy Families Program (Part 6.2 (commencing with Section 12693)), the Access for Infants and Mothers Program (Part 6.3 (commencing with Section 12695)), the County Health Initiative Matching Fund (Part 6.4 (commencing with Section 12699.50)), or the Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (Part 6.5 (commencing with Section 12700)) shall be transferred to the State Department of Health Care Services and shall retain his or her status, position, and rights pursuant to Section 19050.9 of the Government Code and the State Civil Service Act (Part 2 (commencing with Section 18500) and Part 2.6 (commencing with Section 19815) of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code).

(2) If employees are transferred to the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to this subdivision, the department shall prepare a report on the transfer of employees, and, if applicable, any functions transferred to the department upon dissolution or termination of the board. The report shall, at a minimum, describe any assignment of new activities to transferred employees and provide workload justification for the position authority transferred pursuant to this subdivision. The department shall submit the report to the fiscal and relevant policy committees of the Legislature by February 1 of the year following the year in which employees are transferred, and shall update the report, if necessary, by February 1 of each of the two years following submission of the report. The report may be included with any budget information submitted by the department to those committees.

(b) (1) If any statute dissolves or terminates the board, any employee of the board who, immediately prior to the effective date of the dissolution or termination of the board, was assigned to the Federal Temporary High Risk Pool (Part 6.6 (commencing with Section 12739.5) and Part 6.7 (commencing with Section 12739.70)) shall be transferred to the California Health Benefit Exchange and shall retain his or her status, position, and rights pursuant to Section 19050.9 of the Government Code and the State Civil Service Act (Part 2 (commencing with Section 18500) and Part 2.6 (commencing with Section 19815) of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code).

(2) This subdivision shall not apply to any employee who has transferred to the California Health Benefit Exchange pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 12739.61 or Section 12739.79.

(c) If any statute dissolves or terminates the board, an employee’s applicable reinstatement rights that would have applied to the board shall instead apply to the State Department of Health Care Services.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 31, Sec. 41. (SB 857) Effective June 20, 2014.)

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