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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.

Last action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute

Author: A.R. "Babe" Schwartz

Subjects:
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT
Criminal Procedure--General
CRIMINAL RECORDS
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF

Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()

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