Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 92.006


All information and records relating to injuries are confidential, including information from injury investigations. That information may not be released or made public on subpoena or otherwise, except that release may be made:


for statistical purposes, but only if a person is not identified;


with the consent of each person identified in the information released; or


to medical personnel in a medical emergency to the extent necessary to protect the health or life of the named person.


The executive commissioner shall adopt rules establishing procedures to ensure that all information and records maintained by the department under this subchapter are kept confidential and protected from release to unauthorized persons.


The commissioner, the commissioner’s designee, the executive commissioner, or an employee of the department or commission may not be examined in a judicial or other proceeding about the existence or contents of pertinent records of, investigation reports of, or reports or information about a person examined or treated for an injury without that person’s consent.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Renumbered from Health & Safety Code Sec. 87.006 by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 17.01(18), eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Renumbered from Health and Safety Code Sec. 88.006 by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 31.01(53), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1088, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0317, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 92.006 — Confidentiality, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­92.­htm#92.­006 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 92.006’s source at texas​.gov