Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 12.048
Obtaining Criminal History Record Information


(a)

The department is authorized to obtain from the Department of Public Safety criminal history record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety that relates to a person who:

(1)

applies for a license issued by the department;

(2)

holds a license issued by the department;

(3)

requests a determination of eligibility for a license issued by the department; or

(4)

is an employee, volunteer, or intern of the department, or an applicant to be an employee, volunteer, or intern of the department.

(b)

In addition to the information the department is authorized to obtain under Sections 411.122 and 411.1405, Government Code, and this section, the department is authorized to request and obtain criminal history record information through the Federal Bureau of Investigation as provided by Section 411.087, Government Code.

(c)

Information provided to the department under this section and Chapter 411, Government Code, is confidential, is not subject to disclosure under Chapter 552, Government Code, and may not be disclosed to any person other than as required by a court order.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 506 (S.B. 1016), Sec. 9.05, eff. September 1, 2009.
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