Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.0606
Right to Request Review of Entry in Central Index


(a)

On receipt by the bureau of identification and records of a written request that is submitted by a defendant described by Section 411.0602 (Establishment of Central Index; Entry of Information)(a), that is accompanied by a set of the defendant’s fingerprints, and that alleges that the bureau may have entered inaccurate information relating to the defendant in the central index established under Section 411.0602 (Establishment of Central Index; Entry of Information), the head of the bureau or that person’s designee and the head of the department’s crime laboratory in Austin each shall review the information to determine whether there is a high likelihood that the information is accurate.

(b)

If after review the head of the bureau or that person’s designee or the head of the department’s crime laboratory in Austin determines there is not a high likelihood that the information relating to the defendant is accurate, the bureau shall:

(1)

promptly remove that information from the central index; and

(2)

notify other appropriate divisions of the department, the investigating criminal justice agency, and the defendant of the bureau’s determination and the removal of the information.

(c)

If after review the head of the bureau or that person’s designee and the head of the department’s crime laboratory in Austin jointly determine there is a high likelihood that the information relating to the defendant is accurate, the bureau shall notify the defendant of that determination.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1152 (H.B. 2932), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
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