Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.095
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Consumer Credit Commissioner


The consumer credit commissioner is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information that relates to a person who is:


an applicant for or holder of a license or registration under Chapter 180 (Residential Mortgage Loan Originators), 342 (Consumer Loans), 347 (Manufactured Home Credit Transactions), 348 (Motor Vehicle Installment Sales), 351 (Property Tax Lenders), 353 (Commercial Motor Vehicle Installment Sales), 371 (Pawnshops), 393 (Credit Services Organizations), or 394 (Debtor Assistance), Finance Code;


an employee of or volunteer with the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner;


an applicant for employment with the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner; or


a contractor or subcontractor of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner.


The consumer credit commissioner may not release or disclose criminal history record information obtained under this section unless:


the information is obtained from a fingerprint-based search; and


the information is released or disclosed:


on court order;


to the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information; or


with the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 7.60, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1235, Sec. 24, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 296, Sec. 13(1), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1104 (H.B. 10), Sec. 20, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 117 (H.B. 2559), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 256 (S.B. 1075), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.
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