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SB 659, 66th Regular Session
Providing for the establishment and operation of a criminal history record system within the Texas Department of Public Safety; relating to an individual's access to personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; excepting certain medical and investigative information; providing procedures and standards for challenging and changing personally identifiable information maintained by an agency; creating the panel on information appeals and giving it certain powers and authority; requiring certain reports of criminal justice information; placing responsibility on agencies to prevent unauthorized access to information; providing for release of certain names and addresses in connection with providing the named persons with certain educational material; providing procedures for recording disseminations of personally identifiable information by an agency; prohibiting waiver of the protection of this Act; providing remedies and penalties; and declaring an emergency.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
S Filed   02/21/1979
S Read first time   02/26/1979
S Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence   02/26/1979
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .   03/20/1979
S Considered by committee in public hearing   03/20/1979
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .   04/03/1979
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .   04/17/1979
S Considered by committee in public hearing   04/17/1979
S Reported from committee favorably with substitute   04/18/1979

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