This Agreement as amended shall remain in full force and effect from the date of ratification by both parties up to and including June 30, 2011.


Subject to the provisions of HEERA Section 3572(a) and provision 30.4, either party may reopen, for the purpose of negotiations, Article 17, Benefits, and/or Article 21, Salary, in fiscal year 2010-2011 if the State Budget provides for compensation increases. The party seeking to reopen either article referred to herein must deliver to the other party its proposals in writing no earlier than January 1 and no later than February 1 in the fiscal year in which negotiation of the article(s) is desired.


Subject to the provisions of HEERA, each party may exercise its right to present bargaining proposals for a successor Agreement no earlier than January 1, 2011, and no later than February 1, 2011.


Any term(s) of this Agreement which carry an economic cost except as specified in Article 21 shall not be implemented until the amount required therefore is appropriated and made available for expenditure for such purpose. If less than the amount needed to implement this Agreement is appropriated and made available to the CSU for expenditure, the term(s) of this Agreement deemed by the CSU to carry economic cost shall automatically be subject to the meet and confer process.

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