Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.0421
Information Regarding Fraudulent Use of Identification


(a)

The department shall create a record of each individual who:

(1)

in conjunction with the attorney representing the state in the prosecution of felonies in the county in which the individual resides and the sheriff of that county or, if the individual is not a resident of a county in this state, the attorney and sheriff in a county that the individual frequents, signs a declaration that the individuals identity has been used by another person to frustrate proper law enforcement without the individuals consent; and

(2)

files that declaration with the department.

(b)

A declaration filed under this section must include:

(1)

the individuals name, social security number, drivers license number, date of birth, and other identifying data requested by the department;

(2)

a statement that the individuals name, social security number, drivers license number, date of birth, or other data has been used by another person to frustrate proper law enforcement; and

(3)

a name, word, number, letter, or combination of 30 or fewer characters designated by the individual as a unique password to verify the individuals identity.

(c)

On receipt of a declaration under this section, the department shall create a record of the individuals identity, including a record of the individuals unique password, in the criminal history record information maintained by the department under Subchapter F. The department shall ensure that this record, including the unique password, is available online to any entity authorized to receive information from the department under Subchapter F.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1334, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 945, Sec. 4, eff. June 14, 2001.
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