This chapter is supplementary to and shall be construed in pari materia with other laws. To the extent that this chapter specifically conflicts with other laws pertaining to criminal history background information checks, this chapter shall take precedence. Nothing contained within this chapter shall be construed to diminish, reduce, or conflict with the authority of the State Superintendent of Education to interpret and apply federal and state education law for the State of Alabama. Those portions of Sections 26-20-1 through 26-20-6 relating to criminal background checks of public, private, parochial, and home school employees are repealed.

(Act 99-361, p. 566, §18; Act 2002-457, p. 1171, §1.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 16-22A-18. Repealer

  • state: The word "state," when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1