Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 145.016
Disclosure of Record Prohibited; Exception


Except as provided by Subsection (b), an operator or other person may not disclose a customer record required by Section 145.008 (Operational Requirements)(i).


An operator or other person may disclose a customer record:


if the customer, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the customer, requests the record;


if a health authority requests the record under Section 145.011 (Access to Records);


if the customer consents in writing to the disclosure to another person;


in a criminal proceeding in which the customer is a victim, witness, or defendant;


if the record is requested in a criminal or civil proceeding by court order or subpoena; or


as otherwise required by law.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 473, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 838 (S.B. 202), Sec. 3.019, eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 145.016 — Disclosure of Record Prohibited; Exception, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­145.­htm#145.­016 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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