An authorized employer shall not be liable in any action for damages solely for failure to conduct a criminal history background information check on an educational employee pursuant to this chapter if such failure is due to reasonable time constraints of background check backlogs, nor shall the state or political subdivision thereof, nor any agency, officer, or employee thereof, be liable in any action for damages for the failure of a qualified entity to take action adverse to an individual who was the subject of a criminal history background information check. Neither the State Superintendent of Education, the State Department of Education, nor any agent thereof shall be liable in civil court in an action for damages arising out of any suitability determination. Nothing herein shall be construed as a waiver of any sovereign or qualified immunity.
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