Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.1105
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Department of State Health Services and Health and Human Services Commission


(a)

The Department of State Health Services and the Health and Human Services Commission are 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 chemical dependency counselor’s license, a counselor intern’s registration, or a clinical supervisor certification under Chapter 504 (Chemical Dependency Counselors), Occupations Code; or

(2)

the holder of a license, registration, or certification under that chapter.

(b)

In addition to information obtained from the Federal Bureau of Investigation under Section 411.087 (Access to Criminal History Record Information Maintained by Federal Bureau of Investigation or Local Criminal Justice Agency), the Department of State Health Services and the Health and Human Services Commission are entitled to obtain information relating to the wanted persons status of an individual listed in Subsection (a).

(c)

Criminal history record information obtained by the Department of State Health Services or the Health and Human Services Commission under Subsection (a) may not be released or disclosed to any person except on court order, with the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information, or as provided by Subsection (d).

(d)

The Department of State Health Services or the Health and Human Services Commission, as applicable, may provide the applicant or licensee with a copy of the person’s criminal history record information obtained from the Department of Public Safety, Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 18, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Sec. 411.132 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(33), eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 14.755, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1373 (S.B. 155), Sec. 23, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 684 (S.B. 2200), Sec. 3, eff. June 10, 2019.
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