Code of Alabama § 16-22a-12 - Penalties

Section 16-22A-12

Penalties.

(a) Violations. Any person convicted of any of the following actions under this chapter shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor:

(1) Violating the confidentiality of records provisions.

(2) Violating lawfully adopted policies which are provided for in this chapter.

(3) Knowingly, willfully, and intentionally making or transmitting a false report or complaint against any current employee, current employee under review, or applicant without reason to believe the accuracy of such report or complaint.

(b) False information or failure to disclose. Any person who knowingly submits false information concerning past convictions on an application for employment may be subject to loss of employment under provisions for termination according to applicable existing statutes and to the loss of any certificate issued by the State Superintendent of Education under this chapter.

(Act 99-361, p. 566, §12; Act 2002-457, p. 1171, §1.)

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