California Government Code
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the state and the county may pick up, for the sole purpose of deferring income taxes thereon, as authorized by Section 414(h)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C.A. Sec. 414(h)(2)) and Section 17501 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, all of the normal contributions required to be deducted under Sections 75601 and 75602, inclusive, and paid into the Judges’ Retirement System II Fund. The payments shall be reported as employer-paid normal contributions and shall be credited to the judge’s account.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the authority of the state or the county to periodically eliminate the pickup by the state of all of the normal contributions required to be paid by a judge, as authorized by this section.
(c) This section shall not affect the computation of a judge’s retirement allowance pursuant to this chapter.