* 89-v. Retirement of deputy sheriffs-civil in Rockland county. a. A member employed in Rockland county shall be eligible to retire pursuant to the provisions of section eighty-nine-p of this article if the county of Rockland elects to make the benefits provided in section eighty-nine-p of this article available to the sheriff, undersheriffs, deputy sheriffs and correction officers of such county and if he or she is a deputy sheriff-civil of such county. Such eligibility shall be an alternative to the eligibility provisions available under any other plan of this article to which such member is subject.
b. The term "creditable service" shall include any and all services performed as a deputy sheriff-civil of Rockland county and other creditable service as defined in subdivisions d and e of section eighty-nine-p of this article.
c. Rockland county is authorized to adopt a resolution on or before December thirty-first, two thousand one to extend the provisions of this section to those members defined in subdivision a of this section. A certified copy of such resolution must be filed with the comptroller and may contain an election that any past service cost be paid over either a five-year or ten-year period. Such resolution shall be accompanied by the affidavit of the chief executive officer of Rockland county that the county has received an estimate from the retirement system of the cost of the benefit provided by this section.
d. The sheriff shall certify to the comptroller, periodically and at such intervals of time as may be required of him or her and in such fashion as may be prescribed, the identity of the deputy sheriffs-civil of Rockland county.
e. Unless otherwise indicated in this section, the provisions of section eighty-nine-p of this article shall be controlling.
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