“Beneficiary” means any person or corporation designated by a member, a retired member, or by statute to receive a benefit payable under this part, on account of the death of a member or a retired member. A member or retired member may also designate the member’s estate as a beneficiary.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 906, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 20019

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.