This chapter is supplementary and shall be construed in pari materia with other laws; provided, however, that to the extent that this chapter specifically conflicts with other laws pertaining to criminal history background information checks, this law shall take precedence. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to diminish, reduce, or conflict with the authority of the Department of Human Resources to interpret and apply appropriate federal and state laws governing that agency and its programs.

(Act 2000-775, p. 1775, §13.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 38-13-12

  • 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