Texas Code of Criminal Procedure
Art. Art. 57D.03
Offense


(a)

A public servant with access to the name, address, or telephone number of a victim 18 years of age or older who has chosen a pseudonym under this chapter commits an offense if the public servant knowingly discloses the name, address, or telephone number of the victim to any person who is not assisting in the investigation or prosecution of the offense or to any person other than the defendant, the defendant’s attorney, or the person specified in the order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

(b)

Unless the disclosure is required or permitted by other law, a public servant or other person commits an offense if the person:

(1)

has access to or obtains the name, address, or telephone number of a victim younger than 18 years of age; and

(2)

knowingly discloses the name, address, or telephone number of the victim to any person who is not assisting in the investigation or prosecution of the offense or to any person other than the defendant, the defendant’s attorney, or a person specified in an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

(c)

It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Subsection (b) that the actor is:

(1)

the victim; or

(2)

the victim’s parent, conservator, or guardian, unless the victim’s parent, conservator, or guardian allegedly committed the offense described by Article 57D.01 (Definitions)(4).

(d)

An offense under this article is a Class C misdemeanor.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1008 (H.B. 2329), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 469 (H.B. 4173), Sec. 3.01, eff. January 1, 2021.
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