Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes
Sec. § 2.13
Confidentiality of Information About Members, Retirees, Annuitants, or Beneficiaries


(a)

Information contained in records in the custody of the fund concerning an individual member, retiree, annuitant, or beneficiary is confidential under Section 552.101, Government Code, and may not be disclosed in a form identifiable with a specific individual unless:

(1)

the information is disclosed to:

(A)

the individual or the individuals attorney, guardian, executor, administrator, conservator, or other person who the administrator of the fund determines is acting in the interest of the individual or the individuals estate;

(B)

a spouse or former spouse of the individual after the administrator of the fund determines that the information is relevant to the spouses or former spouses interest in member accounts, benefits, or other amounts payable by the fund;

(C)

a governmental official or employee after the administrator of the fund determines that disclosure of the information requested is reasonably necessary to the performance of the duties of the official or employee; or

(D)

a person authorized by the individual in writing to receive the information; or

(2)

the information is disclosed pursuant to a subpoena and the administrator of the fund determines that the individual will have a reasonable opportunity to contest the subpoena.

(b)

This section does not prevent the disclosure of the status or identity of an individual as a member, former member, retiree, deceased member or retiree, or beneficiary of the fund.

(c)

A determination and disclosure under Subsection (a) may be made without notice to the individual member, retiree, annuitant, or beneficiary.
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