Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.109
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Comptroller


(a)

The comptroller is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information maintained by the department that the comptroller believes is necessary for the enforcement or administration of Chapter 103 (Compensation to Persons Wrongfully Imprisoned), Civil Practice and Remedies Code, or Chapter 151 (Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax), 152 (Taxes on Sale, Rental, and Use of Motor Vehicles), 154 (Cigarette Tax), 155 (Cigars and Tobacco Products Tax), or 162 (Motor Fuel Taxes), Tax Code, including criminal history record information that relates to a person who is:

(1)

an applicant for a permit under any of those chapters;

(2)

a permit holder under any of those chapters;

(3)

an officer, director, stockholder owning 10 percent or more of the outstanding stock, partner, owner, or managing employee of an applicant or permit holder under any of those chapters that is a corporation, association, joint venture, syndicate, partnership, or proprietorship;

(4)

believed to have violated any of those chapters;

(5)

being considered by the comptroller for employment as a peace officer; or

(6)

receiving, scheduled to receive, or applying to receive compensation under Chapter 103 (Compensation to Persons Wrongfully Imprisoned), Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

(b)

The comptroller is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information maintained by the department that relates to a person who is an employee of or an applicant for employment with the comptroller’s office in a position that involves:

(1)

handling currency, checks, or other funds;

(2)

having access to taxpayer account information;

(3)

working in a location designated by the comptroller as a security-sensitive area; or

(4)

performing financial management duties designated by the comptroller as security sensitive.

(c)

Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1255 , Sec. 36(1), eff. September 1, 2015.

(d)

Criminal history record information obtained by the comptroller under Subsections (a), (b), and (c) may not be released or disclosed to any person except on court order or as provided by Subsection (e).

(e)

The comptroller is not prohibited from disclosing to a person who is the subject of criminal history record information the dates and places of arrests, the offenses, and the dispositions in the criminal history record information.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790, Sec. 35, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1035, Sec. 77, eff. June 19, 1997; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1423, Sec. 8.12, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 442, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 68 (S.B. 934), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1255 (H.B. 1905), Sec. 36(1), eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 621 (S.B. 1151), Sec. 2, eff. June 10, 2019.
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