Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.05 - Criminal History Background Check

(1) Beginning October 1, 2008, all applicants for a certificate of qualification shall submit to a criminal history background check to the Board, or any channeler approved by the Board, by providing fingerprints and executing a criminal history information release using forms provided by the Board.
(2) Fingerprints provided by each applicant shall be submitted to the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), which is responsible for forwarding the fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a national criminal history record check.
(3) Costs associated with conducting a criminal history background check shall be borne by the applicant and are payable directly to the Board, or its designee.
(4) Information received by the Board pursuant to a criminal history background check shall be confidential and shall not be a public record, except that such information received by and relied upon by the Board in denying the issuance of a certificate of qualification may be disclosed as may be necessary to support the denial.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-3-.05
Filed May 20, 1993 for publication. See also Notice of Intended Action dated May 20, 1993 repealing existing Chapter 3. Amended: July 21, 1993; effective August 25, 1993. Amended: Filed March 20, 1995; effective April 24, 1995. Amended: Filed November 20, 1997; effective December 25, 1997. Amended: Filed July 26, 1999; effective August 30, 1999. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 03, December 30, 2021, eff. 2/13/2022.

Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-24-53; Act No. 08-397.

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