Chapter 4. Contributions of California Unemployment Insurance Code >> Division 1. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 4.
Each individual performing services for an employer in
employment shall contribute to the Disability Fund the contributions
required of such individual by Sections 984 and 985.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, any
individual who adheres to the faith or teaching of any bona fide
religious sect, denomination, or organization, and in accordance with
its creed, tenets, or principles, depends for healing upon prayer in
the practice of religion, upon filing with the department and with
each of his employers a statement declaring such adherence and
dependence and disclaiming any benefits under this part, shall be
exempt from contributions under this division in respect to any wages
paid to him by any such employer in the calendar quarter in which
such statement is filed, in all subsequent calendar quarters while
such statement is in effect, and, if the individual so elects, in any
prior calendar quarter for which wages are reported to the
department on or after the date such statement is filed. Such
individual shall be ineligible to receive benefits under this part
based upon such wages.
The time, procedure, manner of payment and collection of
contributions under this part shall be in accordance with the
provisions of Part 1 of this division.