Section 13A-6-83

Paid administrative leave; disciplinary action.

A school employee charged with the crime of engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student or the crime of having sexual contact with a student may be placed on paid administrative leave while the charge is adjudicated. Upon the adjudication of the charge, further disciplinary action may be taken in accordance with the Teacher Tenure Act, Chapter 24 of Title 16, the Teacher Accountability Act, Chapter 24B of Title 16, or the Fair Dismissal Act, Article 4 of Chapter 26 of Title 36, whichever is applicable.

(Act 2010-497, p. 766, §3.)