Occ. Code Section 301.466
(a)A complaint and investigation concerning a nurse under this subchapter, all information and material compiled by the board in connection with the complaint and investigation, and the information described by Subsection (d) are:
(1)confidential and not subject to disclosure under Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code; and
(2)not subject to disclosure, discovery, subpoena, or other means of legal compulsion for release to anyone other than the board or a board employee or agent involved in license holder discipline.
(b)Notwithstanding Subsection (a), information regarding a complaint and an investigation may be disclosed to:
(1)a person involved with the board in a disciplinary action against the nurse;
(2)a nursing licensing or disciplinary board in another jurisdiction;
(3)a peer assistance program approved by the board under Chapter 467 (Peer Assistance Programs), Health and Safety Code;
(4)a law enforcement agency; or
(5)a person engaged in bona fide research, if all information identifying a specific individual has been deleted.
(c)The filing of formal charges against a nurse by the board, the nature of those charges, disciplinary proceedings of the board, and final disciplinary actions, including warnings and reprimands, by the board are not confidential and are subject to disclosure in accordance with Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code.
(d)Notwithstanding Subsection (c), if the board orders a nurse to participate in a peer assistance program approved by the board under Section 467.003 (Programs), Health and Safety Code, the complaint, filing of formal charges, nature of those charges, final board order, and disciplinary proceedings are subject to disclosure:
(1)only to the same extent as information regarding a complaint is subject to disclosure under Subsection (b); or
(2)in a subsequent matter relating to the board order or a subsequent violation of this chapter or a board rule.
Section 301.466 — Confidentiality,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.301.htm#301.466 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).