Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.135
Access to Certain Information by Public


Any person is entitled to obtain from the department:


any information described as public information under Chapter 62 (Sex Offender Registration Program), Code of Criminal Procedure, including, to the extent available, a recent photograph of each person subject to registration under that chapter; and


criminal history record information maintained by the department that relates to the conviction of or a grant of deferred adjudication to a person for any criminal offense, including arrest information that relates to the conviction or grant of deferred adjudication.


The department by rule shall design and implement a system to respond to electronic inquiries and other inquiries for information described by Subsection (a).


A person who obtains information from the department under Subsection (a) may:


use the information for any purpose; or


release the information to any other person.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 747, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1415, Sec. 21, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 161 (S.B. 1093), Sec. 9.004, eff. September 1, 2013.
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