Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.1410
Access to Criminal History Record Information: United States Armed Forces


In this section, “agency of the United States armed forces” means the United States Army, the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Air Force.


Subject to Subsection (c), an agency of the United States armed forces, including a recruiter for the agency, 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 enlistment in the United States armed forces.


An agency of the United States armed forces is entitled to criminal history record information under Subsection (b) only if the agency submits to the department a signed statement from the applicant that authorizes the agency to obtain the information.


Criminal history record information obtained by an agency of the United States armed forces under Subsection (b) may not be released to any person or agency except on court order or with the consent of the person who is the subject of the criminal history record information.


An agency of the United States armed forces shall destroy criminal history record information obtained under Subsection (b) after the purpose for which the information was obtained is accomplished.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 871 (H.B. 694), Sec. 3, eff. June 14, 2013.
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