Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.0202
Disposal of Records


Unless otherwise required by law and subject to Chapter 441 (Libraries and Archives), the department may dispose of or destroy records that the department determines are not required for the performance of the department’s duties and functions.


The department may dispose of or destroy a defendant’s original fingerprint card if:


the department has on file and retains another original fingerprint card for the defendant; or


the defendant has attained the age of 80.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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