Texas Property Code
Sec. § 74.104
Confidentiality of Property Report; Exceptions


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (c) and Section 74.201 (Required Notice), 74.203 (Authorized Notice), or 74.307 (List of Owners; Other Public Information), a property report filed with the comptroller under Section 74.101 (Property Report) is confidential until the second anniversary of the date the report is filed.

(b)

The social security number of an owner that is provided to the comptroller is confidential.

(c)

The information reported under Section 74.101 (Property Report)(e) is confidential and not subject to disclosure under Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code.

(d)

Notwithstanding Subsection (c), the comptroller may release the information about a well reported under Section 74.101 (Property Report)(e) to a claimant of mineral proceeds from the well if the claim is approved by the comptroller under Section 74.501 (Claim Filed With Comptroller).

(e)

Notwithstanding Subsection (c), the information compiled under Section 74.307 (List of Owners; Other Public Information)(a)(2) is subject to disclosure under Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 153, Sec. 15, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1037, Sec. 20, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1423, Sec. 16.08, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 480 (S.B. 1589), Sec. 2, eff. January 1, 2016.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 480 (S.B. 1589), Sec. 3, eff. January 1, 2016.
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