Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.081
Application of Subchapter


(a)

This subchapter does not apply to criminal history record information that is contained in:

(1)

posters, announcements, or lists for identifying or apprehending fugitives or wanted persons;

(2)

original records of entry, including police blotters maintained by a criminal justice agency that are compiled chronologically and required by law or long-standing practice to be available to the public;

(3)

public judicial, administrative, or legislative proceedings;

(4)

court records of public judicial proceedings;

(5)

published judicial or administrative opinions; or

(6)

announcements of executive clemency.

(b)

This subchapter does not prohibit a criminal justice agency from disclosing to the public criminal history record information that is related to the offense for which a person is involved in the criminal justice system.

(c)

This subchapter does not prohibit a criminal justice agency from confirming previous criminal history record information to any person on specific inquiry about whether a named person was arrested, detained, indicted, or formally charged on a specified date, if the information disclosed is based on data excluded by Subsection (b).
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1236, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 177 (H.B. 413), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1309 (H.B. 3093), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 889 (H.B. 2426), Sec. 54, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 6.061, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1017 (H.B. 1303), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1017 (H.B. 1303), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1017 (H.B. 1303), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1372 (S.B. 9), Sec. 16, eff. June 15, 2007.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 183 (H.B. 1830), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 780 (S.B. 1056), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 816 (S.B. 1599), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1027 (H.B. 4343), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91 (S.B. 1303), Sec. 11.005, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 455 (S.B. 1667), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 731 (H.B. 961), Sec. 12, eff. June 17, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1182 (H.B. 3453), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 42 (S.B. 966), Sec. 2.23, eff. September 1, 2014.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 96 (S.B. 743), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 266 (H.B. 729), Sec. 4, eff. June 14, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 583 (S.B. 869), Sec. 32, eff. June 14, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146 (S.B. 107), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), Sec. 20, eff. September 1, 2015.
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