Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.106
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Texas Department of Insurance


(a)

The Texas Department of Insurance for good cause shown is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information maintained by the department that relates to a person who is:

(1)

an applicant for a license, permit, certificate of authority, certificate of registration, or other authorization issued by the State Board of Insurance to engage in an activity regulated under the Insurance Code; or

(2)

a corporate officer of an insurance company regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance.

(b)

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

(c)

After the Texas Department of Insurance makes a determination as to the issuance of a license or certificate of authority to an applicant, the Texas Department of Insurance shall seal the criminal history record information regarding the applicant and shall deliver the information to the commissioner of insurance or the commissioner’s designee, who shall maintain the information as provided by State Board of Insurance rule.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
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