Texas Finance Code
Sec. § 156.206
Criminal and Other Background Checks


(a)

Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 160, Sec. 87(5), eff. September 1, 2013.

(b)

The commissioner shall conduct criminal background and credit history checks on a person required to be licensed under this chapter.

(c)

The commissioner shall keep confidential any background information obtained under this section and may not release or disclose the information unless:

(1)

the information is a public record at the time the commissioner obtains the information; or

(2)

the commissioner releases the information:

(A)

under order from a court; or

(B)

to a governmental agency.

(d)

Notwithstanding Subsection (c), criminal history record information obtained from the Federal Bureau of Investigation may be released or disclosed only to a governmental entity or as authorized by federal statute, federal rule, or federal executive order.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1254, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 337, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 407, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 867, Sec. 88, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 173, Sec. 1, 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 296, Sec. 11, 12, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 655 (S.B. 1124), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 655 (S.B. 1124), Sec. 19, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 160 (S.B. 1004), Sec. 26, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 160 (S.B. 1004), Sec. 87(5), eff. September 1, 2013.
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