CAL. GOV. CODE § 3572.5 : California Code - Section 3572.5

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), in the case where the following provisions of law are in conflict with a memorandum of understanding, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling.

(1) Part 13 (commencing with Section 22000) of, and Sections 66609, 89007, 89039, 89500, 89501, 89502, 89503, 89504, 89505, 89505.5, 89506, 89507, 89508, 89510, 89512, 89513, 89514, 89515, 89516, 89517, 89518, 89519, 89520, 89523, 89524, 89527, 89531, 89532, 89533, 89534, 89537, 89541, 89542, 89543, 89544, 89545, 89546, 89550, 89551, 89552, 89553, 89554, 89555, 89556, 89700, and 89701 of, the Education Code.

(2) Sections 825, 825.2, 825.6, 3569.5, 6700, 11020, and 11021, Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 18150) of Part 1 of Division 5 of Title 2, Sections 18200, 19841, 19848, 19850.6, and 19864, Article 4 (commencing with Section 19869) and Article 5 (commencing with Section 19878) of Chapter 2.5 of Part 2.6 of Division 5 of Title 2, and Section 22871.

(3) Sections 395, 395.01, 395.05, 395.1, and 395.3 of the Military and Veterans Code.

(b) (1) Notwithstanding the inclusion in Section 89542.5 of the Education Code, except with respect to paragraph (5) of subdivision (a) of that section, of a provision providing that, if the statute is in conflict with a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to this chapter, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, unless the memorandum of understanding requires the expenditure of funds, that section, except for paragraph (5) of subdivision (a) of that section, provides a minimum level of benefits or rights, and is superseded by a memorandum of understanding only if the relevant terms of the memorandum of understanding provide more than the minimum level of benefits or rights set forth in that section, except for paragraph (5) of subdivision (a) of that section.

(2) This subdivision only applies to a memorandum of understanding entered into on or after January 1, 2002.