Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.134
Criminal History Record Information: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


(a)

In this section:

(1)

“Commission” means the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

(2)

“Security-sensitive position” means a position of employment with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission held by an employee who:

(A)

has access to the confidential records of state agencies that are stored by the commission;

(B)

has access to any part of the archives of the state library as described in Section 441.010 (Electronically Searchable Central Grant Database);

(C)

has access to a computer terminal, if any information available from the terminal is required by law to remain confidential; or

(D)

handles currency.

(b)

The commission is entitled to obtain from the department criminal history record information maintained by the department that relates to a person who is employed in or is an applicant for a security-sensitive position.

(c)

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

(d)

The commission shall destroy criminal history record information that relates to a person after the information is used to make an employment decision or to take a personnel action relating to the person who is the subject of the information.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1366, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Sec. 411.132 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(38), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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