Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 411.081. Application of Subchapter

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(a) This subchapter does not apply to criminal history record information that is contained in:

(1) posters, announcements, or lists for identifying or apprehending fugitives or wanted persons;

(2) original records of entry, including police blotters maintained by a criminal justice agency that are compiled chronologically and required by law or long-standing practice to be available to the public;

(3) public judicial, administrative, or legislative proceedings;

(4) court records of public judicial proceedings;

(5) published judicial or administrative opinions;  or

(6) announcements of executive clemency.

(b) This subchapter does not prohibit a criminal justice agency from disclosing to the public criminal history record information that is related to the offense for which a person is involved in the criminal justice system.

(c) This subchapter does not prohibit a criminal justice agency from confirming previous criminal history record information to any person on specific inquiry about whether a named person was arrested, detained, indicted, or formally charged on a specified date, if the information disclosed is based on data excluded by Subsection (b).

(d) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.0725(b) to (e) and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 4.

(e) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.074 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 6.

(f) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.0715 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 2.

(f-1) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.0745 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 7.

(g) to (g-1c) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.075 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 8.

(g-2) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.0755 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 9.

(g-3) Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.076 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 10.

(h)  Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.077 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 12.

(i)  Redesignated as V.T.C.A., Government Code § 411.0765 and amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1279 (S.B. 1902), § 11.

(j) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 731 (H.B. 961), § 12.

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