Tex. Ins. Code Section 546.104
Authorized Disclosure

An individual or an individual’s legal representative may authorize disclosure of genetic information relating to the individual by an authorization that:


is written in plain language;


is dated;


contains a specific description of the information to be disclosed;


identifies or describes each person authorized to disclose the genetic information to a health benefit plan issuer;


identifies or describes the individuals or entities to whom the disclosure or subsequent redisclosure of the genetic information may be made;


describes the specific purpose of the disclosure;


is signed by the individual or legal representative and, if the disclosure is made to claim proceeds of an affected life insurance policy, the claimant; and


advises the individual or legal representative that the individual’s authorized representative is entitled to receive a copy of the authorization.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 670 (S.B. 53), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 546.104 — Authorized Disclosure, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­546.­htm#546.­104 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 546.104’s source at texas​.gov