Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.104
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Texas Workforce Commission; Security Sensitive Positions


In this section, “security sensitive position” has the meaning assigned by Section 301.042 (Access to Certain Criminal History Record Information)(c), Labor Code.


The Texas Workforce Commission is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information maintained by the department that relates to a person who is an applicant for a security sensitive position.


Criminal history record information obtained by the commission under Subsection (b) may not be released or disclosed to any person except on court order or with the written consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information.


After the commission hires an applicant for a security sensitive position, the commission shall seal the criminal history record information that relates to the applicant and deliver the information to the agency administrator or the administrator’s designee, who shall destroy the information.


The commission shall destroy the criminal history record information of an applicant who is not hired.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 9.59, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 296, Sec. 4, 5, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1138 (S.B. 208), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2015.
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