Sections 88022, 88023, 88160, 88198, 88199, 88201, and 88202 are applicable to the employees of community college districts that have adopted a merit system pursuant to the procedure set forth in this article.

This section is declaratory of existing law. The sections here enumerated are to be construed and applied in the same manner and with the same effect as when they were applicable to the employees of those school districts prior to the enactment of Section 88000 by Chapter 1267 of the Statutes of 1959, and in accordance with the applicable provisions of this article and the rules of the personnel commission.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 211. Effective January 1, 1996.)