Current with legislation from the 2021 First Special Session.
Section 36-NEW - Request for information by law enforcement agency that is a potential employer(a) Any law enforcement agency that is a potential employer of a law enforcement officer shall request, through the database from the commission, either in writing or electronically, disclosure of the information maintained by the commission as required in subsections (b)(1) and (b)(2) of Section 2.(b) In the event that the database does not include information with respect to the law enforcement officer, any law enforcement agency that previously employed or appointed the law enforcement officer, upon receiving a written request from an employing law enforcement agency in this state, shall disclose a full and fair description of the former law enforcement officer's employment history with that agency to include the information in subsections (b)(1) and (b)(2) of Section 2, if available.(c) Information disclosed pursuant to subsection (b) shall only be used for employment or appointment decisions, and the law enforcement agency receiving the disclosures shall maintain the confidentiality of the employment or appointment information.(d) An individual acting on behalf of a law enforcement agency shall be immune from civil liability for disclosing information required by this section if that disclosure was made in good faith and in response to a proper written request made pursuant to this act.
Ala. Code § 36-NEW (1975)Added by Act 2021-268,§ 3, eff. 7/1/2021.