Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.1297
Access to Criminal History Record Information: Employment by Emergency Communication District


(a)

An emergency communication district created under Chapter 772 (Local Administration of Emergency Communications), Health and Safety Code, 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 employment by or an employee of the district;

(2)

an applicant for a volunteer position or a volunteer with the district; or

(3)

an applicant for employment by or an employee of a person that contracts with the district.

(b)

Criminal history record information obtained by an emergency communication district under Subsection (a) may not be released or disclosed to any person except:

(1)

in a criminal proceeding;

(2)

on court order; or

(3)

with the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 314 (S.B. 1290), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
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