Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.1131
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Health and Human Services Commission


(a)

The Health and Human Services 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 staff position at an outdoor training program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing conducted by a private entity through a contract with the Health and Human Services Commission in accordance with Section 81.013 (Private Outdoor Training Programs for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing), Human Resources Code.

(b)

Criminal history record information obtained by the Health and Human Services Commission under Subsection (a) may be used only to evaluate an applicant for a staff position at an outdoor training program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Health and Human Services Commission may release or disclose the information to a private entity described by Subsection (a) for that purpose.

(c)

The Health and Human Services Commission may not release or disclose information obtained under Subsection (a), except on court order or with the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information, and shall destroy all criminal history record information obtained under Subsection (a) after the information is used for its authorized purpose.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 118, Sec. 13, eff. May 23, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146 (H.B. 2730), Sec. 10.09, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 2.003, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 684 (S.B. 2200), Sec. 4, eff. June 10, 2019.
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