INFORMATION HELD BY GOVERNMENTAL BODIES

DEEMED PRIVATE OR CONFIDENTIAL

BY THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION AND STATUTES

Compiled by The Office of the Attorney General of Texas

at the Request of

The House Committee on State Affairs

Subcommittee on Privacy Issues

July 20, 2000

Information Held by Governmental Bodies

Deemed Private or Confidential

by the Texas Constitution and Statutes

Statutory citation Custodian of information Information whose disclosure is prohibited Remedy for wrongful disclosure of information
Tex. Const. art. I,  30 Courts, prosecutors, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victims of crime entitled to right of privacy throughout the criminal justice process. No express remedy for wrongful disclosure; legislature expressly authorized to enact laws to provide that a judge, attorney for the state, peace officers, or law enforcement agencies are immune from liability for failing to provide rights enumerated in this section.
Tex. Const. art. V, 1-a Texas Judicial Conduct Commission All papers filed with and proceedings before a master or the commission, except as provided therein. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 14.003 Texas Department of Agriculture (Warehouse regulation of public grain warehouses) Inspection reports containing regarding grain inventory; financial information provided to the department to establish net worth for purposes of licensure. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 63.005 Texas Department of Agriculture (Texas Feed and Fertilizer Service) Service may not disclose the scope of operations of any permitted manufacturer or distributor of commercial fertilizer in its annual report regarding sales of commercial fertilizers. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 74.114 Texas Department of Agriculture (Official Cotton Growers' Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation) Individual voter information, including an individual's vote in a referendum or board election. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 76.201 Any person Information relating to pesticide formulae, commercial information, or trade secrets of pesticide registrants, except as provided in section and marked as confidential or privileged. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A, B, or C misdemeanor, depending upon the facts.
Agriculture Code, 95.013 Any person A formula for citrus fruit coloring matter provided to TDA under this chapter, except as required by court order. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 102.166 Texas Department of Agriculture Information contained in a citrus marketing agreement, except as provided in section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 104.022 Texas Department of Agriculture Information concerning the volume of agricultural commodities produced or handled by agricultural producers or agricultural handlers, as defined by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 104.065 Texas Department of Agriculture The vote of any person on a marketing order regarding the handling and marketing of horticultural products, except as provided in the section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code, 104.223 Texas Department of Agriculture Records inspected as a result of a complaint regarding a handler of horticultural products who has allegedly violated a marketing order. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Agriculture Code 141.005 Texas Department of Agriculture (Texas Feed and Fertilizer Service) Information in service's annual report on the chemical analyses and sales of commercial feed regarding the scope of operations of any person. No express penalty of wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Alcoholic Beverage Code, 5.48 Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission "Private records", as defined by the section, of all agency permittees and licensees on original or renewal license applications and required reports. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Alcoholic Beverage Code, 106.117 Department of Public Safety Report prepared by each court in this state of certain adjudications under the Family Code, certain criminal convictions, certain criminal acquittals, and deferred adjudications for certain offenses in involving sales of alcoholic beverages to minors. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Alcoholic Beverage Code, 109.532 Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Criminal history information obtained by agency regarding applicants for licenses or permits, except as provided in the section. Second degree felony
Bus. & Comm. Code, 15.10 Attorney General Information produced by any person as a result of a civil investigative demand or an interrogatory that the person indicates is confidential or a trade secret. Attorney General required to provide at 15 days notice prior to person providing confidential or trade secret information prior to that information's release; person then permitted to seek court determination regarding whether information may be released.
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 21.008 Interpretors for the deaf Privileged communications apply to interpretor. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 30.010 Any person, though, in most instances, information would be in custody of TDCJ - Institutional Division. Personal identifying information, including home address, telephone number, and social security number of employees or persons related to employees of correctional institution is privileged from discovery by an inmate, unless permitted by a court. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 81.006 Local prosecutor and state licensing agency to whom report of sexual abuse or sexual exploitation is made. Section imposes duty on mental health provider to report suspected sexual abuse or sexual exploitation of a client to both the local prosecutor and the licensing agency of the person against the allegation is made. Class C misdemeanor and possible disciplinary action by licensing board.
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 144.008 Any person Information subject to a court order involving the admission of mental patient's to a mental health facility. Class B misdemeanor
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 154.053 Parties to an alternative dispute resolution proceeding and impartial third person appointed to facilitate resolution of conflict. Unless expressly authorized, all matters revealed in confidence to the impartial third person; unless permitted by the parties, all matters involving the parties and the settlement process. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code, 154.073 Participants or third party facilitator involved in alternative dispute resolution. Any communication relating to the subject matter of any civil or criminal dispute made by a participant to an alternative dispute resolution procedure, whether made before or after the institution of formal judicial proceedings, is not subject to disclosure and may not be used as evidence, except as provided therein. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 21.355 School district personnel. A document evaluating the performance of a teacher or administrator. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 25.002 School district personnel. Information in report submitted to local law enforcement missing persons division in instance in which name of enrolling student is different from the name on the student's accompanying school record. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 28.058 Commissioner of Education All information regarding a student that is provided the commissioner by a school district or student under the advanced placement program. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 37.007 Public school teachers All information regarding a student provided to a teacher regarding that student's expulsion for serious offenses. State Board for Educator Certification may suspend or revoke certification of a teacher who intentionally violates prohibition on disclosure.
Education Code, 39.030 State Board of Education and personnel of local school districts All test items on academic skills assessment instruments and all performance reports on individual students. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure of test items. Release of performance reports on individual students is a violation federal Family Educational Privacy Act.
Education Code, 39.096 Commissioner of Education All information and reports received by commissioner regarding the Successful School Awards program. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 51.910 State institution of higher education An oral interview for historical purposes that is obtained through a confidentiality agreement between the interviewee and a state institution and rare books, original manuscripts, personal papers, unpublished letters, and audio and video tapes held by a state institution for historical research. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 51.914 Personnel of Pre-paid Higher Education Tuition Board in the office of the comptroller Identity of a donor who wishes to be anonymous and records of a direct-support organization under the Pre-paid Higher Education Student Scholarship program, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 54.633 Personnel of Pre-paid Higher Education Tuition Board in the office of the comptroller Records in the custody of the Pre-paid Higher Education Tuition Board relating to the participation of participating purchasers and beneficiaries, except as provided in the section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 57.11 Personnel of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation Student loan borrower information collected, assembled, or maintained by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 61.796 State post-secondary review entity appointed by the governor in agreement with the federal Department of Education Investigative information obtained by the entity as a result of a review of an educational institution, except as provided in that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 66.65 Personnel and consultants of state agencies involved in the lease of university lands, minerals, and resources under the Permanent University Fund Information exchanged between state agencies regarding the lease of university lands, minerals, and resources under the Permanent University Fund No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Education Code, 66.81 Personnel and consultants of state agencies involved in the lease of university lands, minerals, and resources under the Permanent University Fund All audit information and information obtained pursuant to an audit involving the lease of university lands, minerals, and resources under the Permanent University Fund, except as provided in the section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code,  20.003 State agencies designated as a voter registration agency Official declination of voter registration. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code, 20.032 Personnel of the voter registration agencies designated by statute Information regarding the agency or office to which a voter registration application is submitted under the voter registration agency provisions No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code, 20.036 Personnel of voter registration agencies designated by statute Declination of voter registration submitted to voter registration agencies No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code,  66.067 General custodian of election records Election returns for a particular precinct that are delivered to the general custodian of election records before unofficial tabulation. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code, 66.058 Local election officials Ballot stubs from election ballots No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code,  122.0331 Secretary of State Program codes and all software on file with the Secretary relating to an approved electronic voting system and its equipment. No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Election Code,  174.027 County party chairs Original lists of delegates and alternates to political party precinct conventions and names and addresses of person who participate in political party precinct conventions. No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 6.705 Marriage counselor Files, records, and other work products of a marriage counselor may not be admitted as evidence No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 33.002 Texas Department of Health and physician maintaining minor's medical records Certification of a physician that a clinical condition exists threatening the life or health of a pregnant minor that requires an immediate abortion No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 33.003 Clerk of a court The application and all court records regarding a pregnant minor's application for an abortion without providing parental notification No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 33.004 A clerk of a court of appeals A ruling by a court of appeals on an appeal by a pregnant minor of a lower court's denial of an application for an abortion without providing parental notification No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 33.010 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, a court, or other entity receiving certain information Information received in the course of proceedings involving the request of a pregnant minor to receive an abortion without parental notification by the department or another entity regarding the possible sexual abuse of a minor No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code,  58.106 Department of Public Safety Information contained in the juvenile justice information system, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 85.007 Clerk of a court Information maintained by a court having granting a request to keep certain information confidential involving the issuance of a protective order No express penalty for wrongful discharge. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 108.001 Bureau of Vital Statistics Records maintained in a central file by the Bureau of Vital Statistics regarding a suit affecting the parent-child relationship, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 160.255 Bureau of Vital Statistics Information contained in Bureau's paternity registry, except as provided by that section Class B misdemeanor
Family Code, 162.006 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, a licensed adoption agency, person, or entity Adoption records that disclose the identity of birth parents and others whose names are confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 162.409 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, a licensed adoption agency, person, or entity All information relating to the history of a child that disclose the identity of birth parents and others whose names are confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 162.413 Clerk of a district court Adoption records of a child maintained by a district clerk No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 162.419 Personnel of voluntary adoption agencies All applications, registrations, records and information of voluntary adoption agencies Penalties for wrongful disclosure run from Class A misdemeanor to second degree felony
Family Code, 203.007 Domestic relations office Personal information regarding persons owing child support that are made confidential by law Class C misdemeanor
Family Code, 231.108 Title IV-D agency (Child Support Enforcement Division of the OAG) All records of the Title IV-D agency, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 231.302 Title IV-D agency (Child Support Enforcement Division of the OAG) Social security numbers of noncustodial parents in the parent locator program, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 231.308 Title IV-D agency (Child Support Division of the OAG) When engaging in public identification of a child support obligor, any information confidential by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 261.101 Any person to whom reports of suspected abuse or neglect of a child are made, i.e., law enforcement agencies, a court, etc. Identity of person making required report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 261.201 Any person to whom reports of suspected abuse or neglect of a child are made, i.e., law enforcement agencies, a court, etc. Report of suspected abuse of a child and identity of person who reported the abuse or neglect, along with all records and documents of any investigation of abuse, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 261.202 Attorney for client in a proceeding involving abuse or neglect of a child All communications between attorney and client No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 261.312 Member of review team of Department of Protective and Regulatory Services who review department caseworker records and documents relating to investigations of suspected abuse or neglect of a child Confidential information contained in files and records department caseworker relating investigations of suspected abuse or neglect of a child Class C misdemeanor
Family Code, 261.314 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services Results of test on children whom the department believes may have been sexually abused, including HIV testing, except as provided in that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 261.406 Public or private school under the jurisdiction of the Texas Education Agency Information in DPRS report relating to suspected abuse or neglect of a child disclosing identity of person who reported abuse, except as provided in that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 264.408 Children's Advocacy Centers All records, files, communication, and working papers used in providing services to client children No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 264.511 Child Fatality Team Review Committee All information and records acquired by the committee or review team members in the course of conducting investigations of child fatalities No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Family Code, 264.610 Attorney General All information gained through reports, collected case data, or inspections that would identify a person working at or receiving services from a volunteer advocate program No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 14.154 Consumer Credit Commissioner Criminal history record of licensee applicants in the custody of the commissioner Class A misdemeanor
Finance Code, 31.301 Banking Commissioner or employee of agency Information directly or indirectly obtained concerning the financial condition or business affairs of a financial institution or a present, former, or prospective shareholder, officer, director, affiliate, or service provider No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 31.302 Banking Department Confidential information may not be disclose to members of Finance Commission, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 31.303 Banking Commissioner Confidential information may not be disclosed to agencies of either the federal government or this state or another state, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 31.304 Financial institutions, affiliates, and service providers of financial institutions Confidential information provided by the department to financial institutions, affiliates, or services providers of financial institutions Wrongful disclosure is a violation of Section 37.10, Penal Code, which prohibits tampering with a governmental document.
Finance Code, 31.305 Any person seeking discovery of confidential information from a person subject to subchapter D of Chapter 31, Finance Code Disclosure subject to department rules that may restrict release of such information and make it subject to a protective order No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 31.308 Shareholder of a bank Confidential information provided by the department to a state bank that is in the custody of the state bank and confidential financial information regarding customers No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 32.004 Banking Commissioner Confidential information provided to the department by persons filing applications for a state bank charter, including financial statements of proposed officer, director, and manager No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 32.005 Person protesting granting of bank charter Confidential information contained in state bank charter application may be disclosed to person protesting granting of charter, but such information is subject to protective order No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 33.002 Banking Commissioner Information filed with banking department regarding transfer and acquisition and, under certain circumstances, public notice announcing proposed transfer or acquisition of control of a state bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 33.003 Banking Commissioner Hearing regarding proposed transfer or acquisition of control of a state bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 33.202 Banking Commissioner Information regarding and a complete copy of a limited liability participation agreement No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 35.012 Banking Commissioner All records and information involving enforcement orders No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 35.105 Banking Commissioner All records and information regarding enforcement actions involving supervision and conservatorship No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 35.205 Banking Commissioner All records and information subpoenaed and produced pursuant to investigation of unauthorized activities are confidential and privileged No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 36.224 Receiver of a bank in liquidation All records of a liquidated bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 59.009 Financial institution or affiliate of a financial institution Compliance review documents are confidential and privileged No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 62.001 Savings and Loan Commissioner All information filed in connection with an application for incorporation of a savings and loan association No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 62.052 Savings and Loan Commissioner All information on an application to reorganize a state bank or merge with another bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 62.353 Savings and Loan Commissioner If the commissioner designates the merger as a "supervisory merger", all information on the application to merge is confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 62.403 Savings and Loan Commissioner The merger application, in the case of a merger or consolidation of domestic S&L association with a foreign S&L association, if the commissioner believes that the domestic S&L is in an unsafe condition No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 62.559 Savings and Loan Commissioner All information obtained by the commissioner involving a change of control of a savings and loan association No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 66.111 Savings and Loan Commissioner Except as provided, all information regarding a temporary or final supervisory order for an association, including the notice and all correspondence No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 89.052 Savings and Loan Commissioner and any examiner, supervisor, conservator, liquidator, etc. Except as provided, all information about an association received pursuant to an examination Person may be removed from that person's position and may be liable for damages.
Finance Code, 92.051 Savings and Loan Commissioner Financial information filed in application for charter as a savings bank, unless the commissioner finds that disclosure is in the public interest No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 92.102 Savings and Loan Commissioner The application for reorganization or merger of a savings bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 92.352 Savings and Loan Commissioner If the commissioner designates the merger or reorganization of a savings bank as a "supervisory merger", the application for merger or reorganization No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 92.403 Savings and Loan Commissioner The merger application, in the case of a merger or consolidation of domestic savings bank with a foreign savings bank, if the commissioner believes that the domestic S&L is in an unsafe condition No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 92.555 Savings and Loan Commissioner All information received by the commissioner regarding a change of control of a savings bank No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 96.111 Savings and Loan Commissioner All information regarding a temporary or final supervisory order for a saving bank, including the notice and all correspondence No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 96.351 Savings and Loan Commissioner and any examiner, supervisor, conservator, liquidator, etc. Except as provided, all information about a saving bank, a shareholder, participant, officer, director, manager, affiliate, etc., received by the department No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 96.353 Savings bank, affiliate, or service provider Confidential information provided by department to a savings bank, an affiliate, or a service provider, whether in the form of a financial examination or otherwise No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 96.354 Any person seeking civil discovery of information deemed confidential Civil discovery of information that is confidential under Subchapter H of Title C is restricted to portion directly related to legal dispute and subject to a protective order
Finance Code, 96.356 Savings and Loan Commissioner Report of an examination of savings bank confidential, unless commissioner determines that good reason exists to make it public No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 122.060 Credit Union Commission By rule, commission may authorize credit union commissioner to obtain information that would otherwise be confidential regarding newly elected or appointed officers or committee members of a credit union No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 122.261 Credit Union Commissioner All cease and desist orders, removal orders, and all copies of notices, correspondence, or other information relating to an order concerning a violation or unsound practice, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code,  125.402 Credit Union Commission Records pertaining to the affairs of a credit union member, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 126.002 Credit Union Commission Except as provided by law, all information the department obtains, directly or indirectly, that relates to the financial condition or business affairs of a credit union No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 126.054 Credit Union Commissioner All examination reports of credit unions, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 126.108 Credit Union Commissioner, conservators, directors of affected credit unions All conservatorship orders and copies of notices and correspondence relating to conservatorship orders, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 152.105 Banking Commissioner and Finance Commission All information obtained by the commissioner or the commission from a person who holds a license to sell checks No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 153.305 Banking Commissioner and Finance Commission All information obtained by the commissioner or commission from a person who holds a license to operate a currency exchange No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 154.055 Banking Commissioner All information relating to the financial condition of seller of pre-paid funeral services, except as provided by law
Finance Code, 156.206 Savings and Loan Commissioner Information contained in criminal background check of persons applying for a mortgage broker license or a loan officer license, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.104 Banking Commissioner Report of examination of state trust companies No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.107 Banking Commissioner Information contained in statements of condition and income that are determined to be confidential by the commission No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.201 Banking Commissioner Information deemed confidential by law may be disclosed in a close hearing No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.203 Banking Commission Information deemed confidential by law may be disclosed in a close hearing No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.301 Banking Commissioner Except as provided by law, information obtained by the department, including applications and examinations, regarding the financial condition or business affairs of a trust company No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.302 Banking Commissioner Confidential information and files and records of the department regarding a trust company may not be disclosed to members of Finance Commission, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.303 Banking Commissioner Commissioner may disclose confidential information regarding a trust company to other state or federal agencies but only through an appropriate confidentiality agreement No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 181.304 State trust company, affiliate, or service provider Confidential information of the department that is provided to a state trust company, affiliate, or service provider, whether in the form of a report or examination or otherwise Wrongful disclosure constitutes a violation of Section 37.10, Penal Code, which prohibits tampering with a governmental document
Finance Code, 181.305 Person seeking civil discovery of confidential information Discovery of confidential information from a person subject to the subchapter governing trust companies is restricted to that portion directly relevant to the legal dispute and subject to a protective order
Finance Code, 181.308 Trust company Shareholder may not examine any report of examination or other confidential information provided by the department to the trust company or any record of the trust company that directly or indirectly pertains to financial or other information maintained by the trust company on behalf of its clients No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 182.004 Banking Commissioner Financial statement of a proposed officer, director, manager, or managing participant, as well as information specified confidential by the department contained in application for charter applications for trust companies No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 182.005 Banking Commissioner Confidential portions of application for charter for trust company, except to person protesting to the department the granting of the charter No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 183.002 Banking Commissioner Information obtained by the banking commissioner regarding the application for approval of the transfer of control or acquisition of a trust company, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 183.003 Banking Commissioner Hearings regarding the application for approval of the transfer of control or acquisition of a trust company
Finance Code, 183.202 Banking Commissioner Participation agreement for limited liability trust association, except provisions regarding a full liability participant No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 185.012 Banking Commissioner All notices, transcripts, records, and correspondence relating to an enforcement order involving trust companies, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 185.105 Banking Commissioner All enforcement orders and all documents, notices, correspondence, and pleadings in the records of the department relating to enforcement orders, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 185.204 Trust company Confidential and privileged information regarding unauthorized trust activity subpoenaed by the Banking Commissioner remains confidential and privileged unless admitted into evidence in an administrative hearing or in a court; the commissioner may issue a protective order restricting the use or distribution of such information.
Finance Code, 186.224 Receiver of a liquidated trust company Records of a liquidated trust company after dissolution No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 199.005 Trust association or an affiliate forming an internal compliance review committee Compliance review document No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code,  201.007 Banking Commission Information obtained by the commissioner under Subtitle G of Title 3 of the code, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 204.102 Banking Commissioner Information relating to financial condition and business affairs contained in application filed by foreign banks for authority to conduct branch banking operations No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 204.117 Banking Commissioner Information relating to financial condition and business affairs of a foreign bank provided to commissioner as a result of an investigation to revoke authority to conduct branch banking No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 204.205 Banking Commissioner Information relating to financial condition and business affairs of a foreign bank provided to commissioner as a result of a hearing to revoke authority to conduct branch banking No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 342.552 Consumer Credit Commissioner Information obtained by Consumer Credit Commissioner in conducting an investigation of authorized consumer lenders No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 342.559 Consumer Credit Commissioner Information business operations of authorized consumer lenders contained in annual report that authorized consumer lenders are required to file No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Finance Code, 371.206 Consumer Credit Commissioner Information obtained by commissioner during examination or inspection of licensed pawnshops No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 30.00130 Clerk of El Paso municipal court of record All testimony, exhibits, and evidence given by a witness in a proceeding in a municipal court of record in El Paso are solely for the purposes of those proceedings and appeals any are privileged.
Government Code, 33.027 State Commission on Judicial Conduct In formal proceedings or in proceedings before a special court of review involving allegations of impropriety of a judge, the identity of a complainant or informant, if that person requests that his identity be kept confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 33.032 State Commission on Judicial Conduct All papers filed with and proceedings before the commission are confidential prior to the convening of a formal hearing, except as provided by the section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 62.0132 District clerks Except as provided by the section, the information contained on a completed jury summons questionnaire No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 76.006 Community Supervision and Corrections Departments Any document evaluating the performance of an officer who supervises defendants placed on community supervision No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Govt. Code, T. 2, Subt. F, App., Judicial Admin., Rule 12 Judge of a court or presiding judge of an appellate court No judicial record deemed confidential or privileged by other law Records custodian who knowingly fails to comply wit this rule is subject to sanctions under the Code of Judicial Conduct
Government Code, 81.033 State Bar of Texas Records pertaining to grievances are confidential; all other records of the State Bar are subject to the Public Information Act No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 81.034 State Bar of Texas Information that is not confidential provided by a member of board of directors, officers, and employees of the State Bar to a legislator or legislative committee No express penalty for wrongful disclosure. However, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A, St. Bar Rules, art. 10, 9, Rule 1.05 Attorney Except as provided by law, information obtained from client in the course of representing that client deemed "confidential" under the rule No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A, St. Bar Rules, art. 10, 9, Rule 8.03 Attorney In reporting professional misconduct, an attorney may not disclose information that is confidential under Rule 1.05 No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A, St. Bar Rules, art. 12, 12 Committee on Minimum Continuing Education Files, records, and proceedings of the committee, as they relate to compliance or noncompliance of any attorney, unless with the consent of the attorney or as directed by a court of competent jurisdiction No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 2.09 District Grievance Committees of the State Bar Identity of complainant in instance in which the Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel determines that the name of the complainant may be substituted for the name of the State Bar in a re-stated complaint No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 2.11 Investigatory panel of the District Grievance Committees of the State Bar The hearings, deliberations, voting, and discussions of the investigatory panel are confidential and privileged No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 2.15 Investigatory Grievance Committees of the State Bar All information, proceedings, hearing transcripts, statements, and any other information coming to the attention of the investigatory panel; also, any action taken by a District Grievance Committee to refer a matter to Board of Disciplinary Appeals for attorney disability screening and determination No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 3.05 Trial de novo in the district court Any communication to or from the Chief Disciplinary Counsel that would be privileged in the case of a private attorney representing a private litigant No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 6.02 Commission on Lawyer Discipline In responding to public and media inquiries regarding the attorney professional disciplinary and disability system, commission may not disclose confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 6.04 Commission on Lawyer Discipline No information that is otherwise confidential may be included in the abstract of an appeal of a disciplinary action appealed to the Board of Disciplinary Appeals or to a court that is published in the Texas Bar Journal No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 6.08 Commission on Lawyer Discipline No officer (except the General Counsel when acting in the capacity of Chief Disciplinary Counsel) or Director of the State Bar or any appointed advisor to the Commission shall have access to any confidential records, information, or proceedings relating to any disciplinary proceeding, disciplinary action, or disability suspension No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 12.04 Board of Disciplinary Appeals Records of all proceedings on disability must be sealed and remain confidential, except as to respondent; only the order of indefinite suspension is made public No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 15.10 Board of Disciplinary Appeals, Commission on Lawyer Discipline All communications, written or oral, and all other materials and statements to or from the Commission, Chief Disciplinary Counsel, the complainant, the respondent, and others directly involved in filing, screening, investigation, and disposition of inquiries and complaints are privileged No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. A-1, Disc. Proc., 15.11 Chief Disciplinary Counsel; grievance committee Communications to the Chief Disciplinary Counsel or grievance committee relating to attorney misconduct or disability or testimony given at any disciplinary hearing are absolutely privileged No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Govt. Code, T.2, Subt. G., App. B, Jud. Conduct, Canon 3 A judge of this state Judge may not disclose or use, for any purpose unrelated to judicial duties, nonpublic information acquired in a judicial capacity; discussions, votes, positions taken, and writings of appellate judges and court personnel about causes are confidences of the court and may be revealed only through a court's judgment, a written opinion, or in accordance with Supreme Court guidelines No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Government Code, 306.003 Members of the legislature and Lieutenant Governor Memoranda of communications with residents of this state and personal information concerning the person communicating with the member or Lieutenant Governor, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct. Member or Lieutenant Governor may waive confidentiality.
Government Code,  306.004 Members of the legislature and Lieutenant Governor Written or oral communications by citizens to members, except as provided by this section. Member may waive confidentiality.
Government Code, 323.017 Legislative Council Communications, including conversations, correspondence, and electronic communications between members of the legislature and an employee of the counsel No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct. Member or Lieutenant Governor may waive confidentiality.
Government Code, 323.019 Legislative Council Data collected by Council from other state agencies that is confidential remains confidential in custody of the Council No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 403.019 Employee of entity with which Comptroller contracts for collection of out-of-state debts owed to the state Confidential information in custody of the comptroller that is shared by Comptroller with contractee Same penalty for wrongful disclosure for which Comptroller would be liable; also, termination of collection contract.
Government Code, 403.304 Comptroller of Public Accounts All information obtained from a person, other than a governmental body, with a promise of confidentiality in the course of conducting the school district valuation study, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 411.083 Department of Public Safety Criminal history record information, except as provided by Chapter 411, Government Code Punishment for wrongful use or disclosure is Class B misdemeanor, unless done for remuneration, for which punishment is a second degree felony
Government Code, 411.1005 State Bar of Texas Criminal history record information of licensed attorney who is investigated for misconduct, a witness before any disciplinary proceeding, or an applicant for reinstatement to practice law State Bar required to destroy information after final determination. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 411.1236 Texas Commission on Fire Protection Criminal history record information of licensee or permittee, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 411.136 Public hospitals and hospital districts Criminal history record information of all applicants for employment or for volunteer positions, except as provided in this section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 411.153 Department of Public Safety Information stored in DNA database, except as provided in Chapter 411 Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a misdemeanor involving a fine, jail confinement, or both
Government Code, 411.192 Department of Public Safety Records involving an applicant for a license to carry a concealed handgun, except as provided by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 414.007 Crime Stoppers' Advisory Council All records of the Crime Stopper's Advisory Council No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 414.008 Crime Stoppers' Advisory Council or Crime Stoppers' organization Information relating to the reporting of a crime is privileged, except as provided by this section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 418.175 State and local agencies involved in emergency management All information regarding persons who are physically or mentally disabled, except as provided by the section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 420.010 Attorney General All information received from reports, collected case information, or site-monitoring visits that would identify a person working at or receiving services from a program funded under the Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services Program No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 441.182 Texas State Library and Archives Commission All information in its custody that is confidential under state or federal law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 466.022 State Lottery Commission In addition to all information excepted from disclose by law, all security plans and procedures designed to ensure the integrity and security of the lottery, information that is designed to protect the integrity and security of winning tickets, the street address and phone number of the prize winner, if the winner has not consented to disclosure of that information No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 466.023 Department of Public Safety; Lottery Commission All files, records, and information collected, retained, or compiled by the department in the discharge of its duties under this chapter, except as provided by this section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 466.205 Lottery Commission; Comptroller of Public Accounts All information received by the executive director from the Internal Revenue Service may be used only as provided by contract between the Comptroller and IRS No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 481.047 Texas Department of Economic Development Information collected by the department concerning the identity, background, finance, marketing plans, trade secrets, or other commercially sensitive information of a lender or export business involving international trade, unless consent for disclosure is given No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 481.126 All state agencies All state agencies are required to provide information, as requested by the Texas Department of Economic Development, except information that is confidential by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 484.008 Texas Manufacturing Institute Information relating to a product or process and the application of a product or use of a process or product developed in whole or in part by a customer of the institute No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 501.008 Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division A report, investigation, or supporting document prepared by the department in response to an inmate grievance No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 501.061 Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division Name of an inmate who requests an orchiectomy, except as provided by that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 508.117 Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Pardons and Paroles Division Except as provided by that section, the name of a person provided notification under this section of an upcoming parole hearing No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 508.313 Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Pardons and Paroles Division Except as provided in that section, information obtained and maintained by the division, including a victim protest letter or other correspondence, victim impact statement, a list of inmates eligible for release on parole, an arrest record of an inmate if it relates to an inmate subject to release on parole or release to mandatory supervision No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 531.013 Health and Human Services Commission; health and human services agencies In providing technical assistance to health services providers, agencies may not release confidential information regarding clients No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 533.012 Health and Human Services Commission Information provided to the commission by a managed care organization contracting with the commission a description of any financial or other business relationship between the organization and any subcontractor providing health services No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 551.081 Credit Union Commission Commission not required to meet in open session under the Open Meetings Act on matter made confidential by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 551.0811 Finance Commission of Texas Commission not required to meet in open session under the Open Meetings Act on matter made confidential by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 551.0812 State Banking Board Board not required to meet in open session under the Open Meetings Act on matter made confidential by law No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.008

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Member of legislature or a legislative committee may have access to information that would otherwise by confidential under law, as provided by this section Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.101

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies All information made confidential by law, whether constitutional law, statutory law, or court decision Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code,  552.102

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Personnel information if disclosure would be a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, except as provided in this section.
Government Code,  552.103

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Litigation or settlement negotiations involving the state or a political subdivision.
Government Code,  552.104

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information in the custody of a governmental body related to competitive bidding that would give advantage to a competitor.
Government Code,  552.105

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information related to the location or price or real or personal property.
Government Code,  552.106

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Draft or working paper involved in the preparation of proposed legislation and internal bill analysis or working paper prepared by the governor's office.
Government Code,  552.107

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information that an attorney for the state or a political subdivision is prohibited from disclosing because of a duty to his client.
Government Code,  552.108

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information held by a law enforcement agency or a prosecutor dealing with the detection, investigation, or prosecution of crime if the release would interfere with law enforcement.
Government Code,  552.109

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Private correspondence or communications of an elected officeholder relating to matters the disclosure of which would constitute an invasion of privacy.
Government Code, 552.110

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies All trades secrets obtained from a person and made confidential by statute or judicial decision; commercial and financial information whose disclosure would result in substantial competitive harm. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code,  552.111

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Interagency or intraagency memoranda that would not be available to party in litigation with the agency.
Government Code,  552.112

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information contained in or relating to examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by or for an agency responsible for the regulation or supervision of financial institutions or securities, or both.
Government Code, 552.113

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Certain geological and geophysical information Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.114

(Texas Public Information Act)

Educational institution funded wholly or partly by state revenue Student records at an educational institution, except as provided by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.115

(Texas Public Information Act)

Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health and local registration officials Birth and death records, except as provided by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.116

(Texas Public Information Act)

State Auditor and an auditor of a state agency or institution of higher education Audit working paper, as defined by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.117

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Certain addresses, telephone numbers, social security numbers, and personal family information of certain current or former employees of governmental bodies, except as provided by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.118

(Texas Public Information Act)

Texas Department of Public Safety Information on or derived from official prescription forms required to be filed with the department. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.119

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Photographs of peace officers of security guards, except as provided by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.120

(Texas Public Information Act)

Public and private archival and manuscript repositories Certain rare books and original manuscripts. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.121

(Texas Public Information Act)

Public and private archival manuscript repositories Certain documents held for historical research. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.122

(Texas Public Information Act)

Education institution funded wholly or partly by state revenue and licensing agencies or governmental bodies Test items Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.123

(Texas Public Information Act)

Institutions of higher education Names of applicants for chief executive officer of an institution of higher education Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.124

(Texas Public Information Act)

Library or library system supported in whole or in part by public funds Records of a library or library system, except as provided by this section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.125

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies All documents and information privileged under the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.126

(Texas Public Information Act)

Public school districts Names of applicants for superintendent of public school districts Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.127

(Texas Public Information Act)

Neighborhood Crime Watch Organizations Personal information relating to participants in Neighborhood Crime Watch Organizations. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.128

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information submitted by a potential vendor or contractor to a governmental body in connection with an application for certification as a historically underutilized or disadvantaged businesses. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.129

(Texas Public Information Act)

Municipalities Records created under the motor vehicle emissions inspection that relates to an individual vehicle or owner of an individual vehicle. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.130

(Texas Public Information Act)

Texas Department of Public Safety Motor vehicle records relating to drivers' licenses, title registration, and personal identification documents. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.131

(Texas Public Information Act)

Public school districts Information relating to certain informers, as defined by that section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.131

(Texas Public Information Act)

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Information about an inmate who is confined in a facility operated by or under a contract with the department obtained or maintained by the department. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.131

(Texas Public Information Act)

Public power utilities Certain competitive matters and commercial information. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.131

(Texas Public Information Act)

All governmental bodies Information relating to economic development negotiations, except as provided by this section. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 552.132

(Texas Public Information Act)

Attorney General Personal information of a victim contained in an application for compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Program. Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 571.069

Texas Ethics Commission Any audited statement, report, document, or other material, except as provided in that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 571.140 Texas Ethics Commission Proceedings at a preliminary review or informal hearing performed by the commission, a sworn complaint, and documents and any additional evidence relating to the proceeding, except as provided in that section Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor; person aggrieved also has a civil cause of action.
Government Code, 659.135 All state agencies Information indicating whether a state employee has authorized a deduction from his compensation to be paid to a designated charitable organization, except as provided in the section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 774.002 State health care agency In interagency exchange of information between state health care agencies, information confidential in the custody of the transferring agency is confidential in the custody of the receiving agency No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 803.402 State retirement systems All information regarding retirement system members and beneficiaries under proportionate retirement provisions No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 815.503 Employees Retirement System of Texas All records of members and annuitants under retirement plans that are in the custody of the system or of an administrator, carrier, or other governmental agency acting in cooperation with the system No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 825.507 Teachers Retirement System of Texas Information contained in the records that are in the custody of the retirement system concerning an individual member, retiree, annuitant, beneficiary, or alternative payee, except as provided in that section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 825.515 Teachers Retirement System of Texas Information of members identifying them by occupation No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 840.402 Judicial Retirement System of Texas All records or members and annuitants No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 845.115 Texas County and District Retirement System All information in the custody of the system concerning an individual member, retiree, annuitant, or beneficiary, except as provided in this section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 855.115 Texas Municipal Retirement System All information in the custody of the system concerning an individual member, retiree, annuitant, or beneficiary, except as provided in this section No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code,  2002.056 Secretary of State Database of the Texas Administrative Code No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2008.057 All state agencies and any party to negotiated administrative rulemaking All communications with and notes of a facilitator to a negotiated administrative rulemaking procedure No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2009.054 All governmental bodies and parties to an alternative dispute resolution proceeding All communications with and notes of an impartial third party to an alternative dispute resolution proceeding No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2054.054 Department of Information Resources Omnibus client registry and databases developed and maintained by department health and mental health communications and records and personally identifiable information that are privileged remain confidential No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2156.124 General Services Commission and all other state agencies When engaging in discussion and revision of proposals regarding competitive sealed proposals for goods and services under the competitive bidding statutes, information derived from proposals from competing offerors may not be disclosed. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2157.124 General Services Commission and all other state agencies When engaging in discussion and revision of proposals regarding the purchase of automated information systems under the competitive bidding statutes, information derived from proposals from competing offerors may not be disclosed. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2167.054 General Services Commission When engaging in discussion and revision of proposals regarding leasing space through competitive sealed proposals under the competitive bidding statutes, information derived from proposals from competing offerors may not be disclosed. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Government Code, 2252.094 All governmental bodies Trust agreement governing real property held in trust that must be submitted to governmental body before governmental body may purchase real property subject to trust agreement. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 12.0145 Texas Department of Health Information made confidential by other law regarding an enforcement action that would otherwise be released under this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 12.097 Medical Advisory Board of the Department of Public Safety Medical Advisory Board that assists the Department of Public Safety in determining whether applicants for drivers' licences or concealed handgun licenses should be licensed. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 44.071 Office of the Attorney General and advocates and service providers for survivors of sexual assault All communications with and all records and information about survivors of sexual assault, except as provided by Section 44.072. Punishment for wrongful disclose is a Class C misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 44.073 Office of the Attorney General and advocates and services providers for survivors of sexual assault Information regarding survivors of sexual assault for which consent to disclosure has been given under the section, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclose is a Class C misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 47.008 Texas Department of Health Data and information obtained through the information management, reporting, and tracking systems established by the department regarding hearing loss in newborns. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.046 Texas Department of Health and local health authorities Reports, records, and information obtained by health authorities or the department regarding to cases or suspected cases communicable diseases, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.050 Texas Department of Health Written notice to person ordered to be tested for communicable diseases, including HIV. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.051 Employees of health care providers participating in the HIV Partner Notification and Referral Program Information disclosing the identity of a partner or the person giving the partner's name under the HIV Partner Notification and Referral Program No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.090 Physician conducting a series seriologic tests of pregnant women Information regarding HIV testing of pregnant women No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.103 All persons having knowledge of a test result for HIV Knowledge regarding the HIV test results, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 81.203 All health care facilities All records of a health care facility that directly or indirectly identify a present, former, or prospective patient of a communicable disease, except as provided in Chapter 81. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 81.306 Texas Department of Health All information obtained by the department in connection with a sharps injury log report maintained by governmental units regarding exposure to bloodborne pathogens. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 82.009 Texas Department of Health and hospital cancer registries All information obtained directly from the medical records or patients and information identifying patients that is included in the required cancer registries. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 84.006 Texas Department of Health Information and records relating to reportable conditions caused by or related to exposure in the workplace. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 85.082 Texas Department of Health Voluntary HIV counseling and testing services provided by each public health region. Civil action for damages and injunctive relief if information used for insurance or employment purposes.
Health & Safety Code, 85.204 Expert review panel created under this section All proceedings and communications of the expert review panel created under this section and may only be released pursuant to Chapter 81. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 85.260 All persons having knowledge of a person's testing results with a home collection kits for HIV infection testing. Statement that an identifiable person has or has not been tested and any results of such test, if any. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 87.002 Texas Department of Health Except as provided by law, all reports, records, and information relating to health conditions involving birth defects. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 88.002 Texas Department of Health Except as provided by law, all reports, records, and information relating to cases or suspected cases of lead poisoning of children. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 92.006 Texas Department of Health Except as provided by law, all information and records relating to reportable injuries, as defined by law, including information from injury investigations. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 93.002 Texas Department of Health Voluntary hepatitis C counseling and testing services provided by each public health region. Civil action for damages and injunctive relief if information used for insurance or employment purposes.
Health & Safety Code, 93.054 Council to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Information received from other state agencies that is confidential when in the custody of the transferring state agency. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 104.042 Texas Department of Health Data received by the department relating to specific health plan goals that identify specific patients. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 108.011 Texas Health Care Information Council Provider quality data prescribed by Section 108.010 and information deemed confidential under Section 108.013. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 108.013 Texas Department of Health and Texas Health Care Information Council Basis for assignment of uniform patient identifiers and information disclosing individual patients and physicians. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 109.064 Texas Healthy Kids Corporation Information in the possession of the Texas Healthy Kids Corporation that identifies and individual, including medical records and financial information, except as provided by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 142.004 Texas Department of Health Information received by the department relating to the competence and financial resources of an applicant for a home and community support agency providing home health, hospice, or personal assistance services. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 142.009 Texas Department of Health Reports, records, and working papers used or developed in an investigation of a home and community support services agency, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 161.007 Texas Department of Health Information obtained by the department for the immunization registry for childhood communicable diseases. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code,  161.0213 Texas Department of Health and the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission Reports, records, and information furnished to the commissioner or TNRCC relating to an epidemiological or toxicological investigation of human illnesses and conditions and of environmental exposures that are considered harmful. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 161.022 Texas Department of Health and the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission Identity of a person studied and interviews, reports, and statements furnished for the purpose of conducting epidemiological or toxicological investigation of human illnesses and conditions and of environmental exposures that are considered harmful. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 161.0315 Governing body of a hospital district Report, information, or record the district receives from a health care facility related to a review action of a medical peer review committee. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 161.032 Medical Peer Review Committee of a public hospital, hospital authority, or hospital district Records and proceedings of a medial peer review committee. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 161.042 Physician or person making a mandatory report of a controlled substance overdose Name or address of person treated or for whom treatment was sought for an overdose of a controlled substance. Health care facility immune from civil liability for damages or criminal penalties arising out of the report.
Health & Safety Code, 161.354 Texas Health Department Except as provided by this section, report filed by tobacco companies disclosing ingredients of cigarettes and tobacco products. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 162.003 Blood banks Medical and donor records of a blood bank, except as provided by Chapter 162. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor and may result in civil liability for damages.
Health & Safety Code, 162.006 Blood banks When reporting to other blood banks the name of a donor with a possible infectious disease, the name of the infectious disease may not be disclosed. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor and may result in civil liability for damages.
Health & Safety Code, 162.007 Blood banks When blood tests positive for HIV infection and blood bank informs the hospital where the blood was transfused, the physician who transfused the blood, and the person who received the blood, blood bank may not disclose name or any identifying information of the donor. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor and may result in civil liability for damages.
Health & Safety Code, 162.010 State courts When, after notice and hearing, court orders that blood bank provide recipient of blood with blood test results, court may not disclose the name or any identifying information of the donor. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor and may result in civil liability for damages.
Health & Safety Code, 162.011 State courts When granting discovery, courts may not permit the disclosure of the name or any identifying information of the donor, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor and may result in civil liability for damages.
Health & Safety Code, 164.010 Operators of mental health treatment facilities When marketing mental health treatment facilities, operators may not obtain information made confidential by state or federal law regarding a person to use in soliciting that person, except as provided by that section. Penalty for violation identical to that for violating licensing provisions as well as violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act; additionally, injunctive relief may be available.
Health & Safety Code, 192.002 Texas Department of Health Information on birth certificate containing medical and health information. Punishment for wrongful violation is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 192.008 Texas Department of Health Birth certificate of an adopted person may not disclose the fact that person was adopted. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 241.051 Texas Department of Health All information and records obtained or compiled by the department in connection with a complaint or investigation concerning hospitals, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 241.152 All hospitals and agents and employees of hospitals Except as provided by Section 241.153, a hospital or agent or employee of a hospital may not disclose health care information about a patient to any person. Limited right on part of aggrieved patient to pursue civil action for damages and injunctive relief under Section 241.156.
Health & Safety Code, 242.049 Texas Department of Human Services Collection, compilation, and analysis of information obtained by department to evaluate quality of care in nursing homes. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 242.074 Texas Department of Human Services Information obtained by the department regarding a significant change in a nursing home's financial situation. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 242.127 Texas Department of Human Services Report, record, or working paper used or developed in an investigation involving alleged abuse or neglect in a nursing home. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 242.129 State courts Only communication deemed to fall within the attorney-client privilege may be excluded as a privileged communication in a proceeding involving alleged abuse or neglect in a nursing home. None.
Health & Safety Code, 242.134 Texas Department of Human Services Report submitted to the department by a nursing home regarding the death of a resident. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 242.553 Texas Department of Human Services The name of a person making a complaint regarding alleged abuse or neglect at a nursing home. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 245.011 Texas Department of Health Except as provided by Chapter 245, all information and records held by the department regarding an abortion facility. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 250.007 Texas Department of Human Services and requesting facilities Except as provided by Chapter 250, criminal history information of employees and applicants for employment in facilities licensed by the department serving the elderly or disabled persons. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 251.015 Texas Department of Health Information concerning quality of care provided by an end stage renal care facility provided to or compiled by the department or a medical review board, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 252.126 Texas Department of Human Services Report, record, or working paper used or developed in an investigation involving alleged abuse or neglect in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 252.128 State courts Only communication deemed within attorney-client privileged may be excluded as privileged communication in proceeding regarding alleged abuse or neglect in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. None.
Health & Safety Code, 252.134 Texas Department of Human Services Unless specified by rule of Texas Board of Human Services, reports of residential deaths submitted by facilities to department. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 281.0517 Hospital districts in counties with at least 190,000 population Certain information involving financial planning and relating to a bid to provide a service or product line to be provided by an integrated health care system. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 311.037 Texas Department of Health Certain data regarding a specific patient and certain financial data submitted to the department by hospitals under the hospital data reporting and collection system. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 361.037 Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission All records and information obtained by the commission regarding hazardous waste management and control that the executive director concludes are trade secrets. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 361.182 Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission All records and information obtained by the commission regarding the release of hazardous material at a hazardous waste facility that the executive director concludes are trade secrets. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 361.508 Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission All records and information obtained by the commission regarding a source reduction and waste minimization plan at a hazardous waste facility that the executive director concludes are trade secrets. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 366.005 Each county in the state Report submitted by every electric utility company to each county listing each new electric service utility connection, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 382.041 Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission Information relating to secret processes or methods of manufacture or production that are submitted to the commission and identified as confidential. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 401.067 Local governmental bodies Records of owners of low-level nuclear waste facilities copies by employees or agents of local governmental bodies that the commission concludes are trade secrets. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 436.108 Texas Oyster Council and Texas Department of Health Confidential information obtained or developed by the department as part of an investigation of food-borne illness that is suspected of being related to molluscan shellfish. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 464.010 Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse All information obtained or developed by the commission regarding an investigation of alleged abuse or neglect at a treatment facility, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 467.007 Peer assistance counseling programs sponsored by licensing or regulatory agencies with the approval of the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse All information, reports, or records that an approved peer assistance counseling program or a licensing or regulatory agency receives, gather, or maintains under the peer assistance counseling program, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 481.068 Practitioner, i.e., physician, dentist, veterinarian, etc., engaged in authorized medical practice or research Name or identity of a patient or research subject, except as provided by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 481.076 Director of the Department of Public Safety Records of official prescriptions of controlled substances provided to director by practitioner by Section 481.075, except as provided by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 533.010 Hospitals, nursing homes, sanitariums, medical societies Identity of a person who receives treatment for mental disorders or mental disabilities. None.
Health & Safety Code,  571.015 Court clerks All records in a docket for a mental health proceeding, unless disclosure permitted by court pursuant to this section. None.
Health & Safety Code, 574.014 Court clerks In weekly report to Office of Court Administration regarding mental health proceedings, information deemed confidential and information protected by Section 571.015. None.
Health & Safety Code, 576.005 All mental health facilities Any record of a mental health facility that directly or indirectly identifies a present, former, or prospective patient. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 577.013 Texas Department of Health All records and materials obtained or compiled in connection with a complaint or investigation of mental health facility licensed under Chapter 577, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 591.022 Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers Any information or records of a person with mental retardation deemed confidential. Limited civil cause of action and injunctive relief in favor of aggrieved person
Health & Safety Code, 595.001 Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers Records of the identity, diagnosis, evaluation, or treatment of a person that are maintained in connection with a program relating to mental retardation, except as provided by Chapter 595. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct and department authorized to enact rules to ensure compliance with chapter.
Health & Safety Code, 595.009 Person who receives confidential information under Chapter 595 No confidential information may be disclosed, except as provided by Chapter 595. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct and department authorized to enact rules to ensure compliance with chapter.
Health & Safety Code, 611.004 Professional providing treatment Communications between a patient and a professional providing treatment for mental retardation or mental or emotional illness, except as provided by Chapter 611. Civil cause of action and injunctive relief for damages in favor of aggrieved person.
Health & Safety Code, 765.004 Employer of residential dwelling projects Criminal history information on employees or prospective employees of a residential dwelling project, as defined in Chapter 765. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Health & Safety Code, 771.061 Commission on State Emergency Communications, an emergency communications district, and local governmental bodies Information that a service provider of telecommunications services is required to provide to a governmental entity in providing computerized 9-1-1 services. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 771.0711 Local governmental entity Information that a wireless service provider is required to furnish to a governmental entity in providing 9-1-1 service. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 772.118 Emergency communications districts in counties with population greater than 2 million Information regarding the telephone number and address of each subscriber provided by a 9-1-1 service provider to the emergency communications district. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 772.218 Emergency communications districts in counties with population greater than 860,000 Information regarding the telephone number and address of each subscriber provided by a 9-1-1 service provider to the emergency communications district. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 772.318 Emergency communications districts in counties with population greater than 20,000 Information regarding the telephone number and address of each subscriber provided by a 9-1-1 service provider to the emergency communications district. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 773.0612 Texas Department of Health Report, record, or working paper used or developed in an investigation related to patient care or to emergency medical services personnel. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 773.091 Emergency medical services provider Records of the identity, evaluation, or treatment of a patient by emergency medical services personnel or by a physician and all communications regarding a patient between emergency medical services personnel and a physician, except as provided by Chapter 773. Civil damages and injunctive relief for wrongful disclosure in favor of aggrieved person.
Health & Safety Code, 773.095 Organized committees of hospitals, medical societies, providers of emergency medical services, etc. Records and proceedings of organized committees of hospitals, medical societies, providers of emergency medical services, etc., relating to the review, evaluation, or improvement of emergency medical provider. None.
Health & Safety Code, 777.012 Poison Control Center Information provided to a poison control center by a telecommunications service provider regarding the name and address of the subscriber for each call to the emergency line of the center. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Health & Safety Code, 826.0211 Counties and municipalities registering vaccinated dogs and cats and licensed veterinarians Information on rabies certificate that identifies the name and address of the owner of the vaccinated dog or cat, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a fine not to exceed $1,000 or confinement in the county jail for not more than 180 days, or both.
Health & Safety Code, 826.0311 Counties and municipalities that require registration of dogs and cats Information in registry of dogs and cats that identifies the name and address of the owner of the dog or cat, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a fine not to exceed $1,000 or confinement in the county jail for not more than 180 days, or both.
Human Resources Code, 31.0325 Texas Department of Human Resources Electronic imaging of finger-print and photo-print imaging of applicants for financial assistance in order to prevent fraud. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 32.027 Texas Department of Human Resources A proposal or bid submitted by a hospital and any work papers, cost reports, or other financial data used to prepare a proposal or bid to provide medical assistance under Chapter 32. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 40.005 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services Information relating to a recipient of department services and any investigation conducted by the department. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Human Resources Code, 48.101 Department of Protective and Regulatory Services and any other state regulatory agency Reports of abuse or neglect of elderly or disabled persons, including the name of complainant and all information obtained or developed in connection with an investigation under Chapter 48, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 51.007 Texas Department of Human Resources Any information gained through reports, collected case data, or inspections that would identify a particular family violence shelter, a person working at or receiving services from a family violence shelter. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 82.002 Qualified interpreter or relay agent for the deaf Information interpreted, transliterated, or relayed by an interpreter to a person who is deaf. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is Class C misdemeanor.
Human Resources Code, 101.058 State long-term care ombudsman for the Texas Department of Aging All patient records and information of elderly residents of long-term care facilities to which the state long-term care ombudsman has access. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 102.003 Licensed service providers and care givers for elderly persons Personal and clinical records of elderly persons. Wrongful discharge could be grounds for license revocation or suspension.
Human Resources Code,  111.057 Any person A list of persons applying for receiving health and human services, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful use or disclosure.
Human Resources Code, 111.058 Texas Rehabilitation Commission Criminal conviction history information of employee applicants, an applicant for services, and a current client. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Human Resources Code, 111.0581 Texas Rehabilitation Commission Criminal history record information of applicants for employment. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 21.207 Texas Commission on Human Rights Efforts by the commission in a particular case to resolve an alleged discriminatory practice by conference, conciliation, or persuasion, absent consent of the parties. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 21.304 Texas Commission on Human Rights Information obtained by the commission in an investigation of an alleged discriminatory practice, except as necessary to conduct a proceeding under Chapter 21. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code,  21.403 Any person in possession of genetic information relating to any individual No genetic information relating to an individual, regardless of the source of the information, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Labor Code, 91.048 Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Certain specified trade secrets and financial information submitted to the department to establish net worth for purposes of licensure of staff leasing services. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 92.022 Commissioner of Licensing and Regulation Certain business information licensees for temporary common worker employers license must make available to the commissioner, upon request. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 103.003 All employers An employer may disclose information about a current or former employee's job performance, except that an employer may not disclose information about a licensed nurse or licensed vocational nurse that relates to conduct that is protected by Art. 4525d, with the nurse having an opportunity to submit a statement establishing the applicability of Art. 4525d. Immunity from civil liability fro disclosure authorized by section; no express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Labor Code, 301.081 Texas Workforce Commission Employment records submitted to the commission that the commission requires employers to keep. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a fine of not less than $20 and not more than $200, confinement in the county jail for up to 90 days, or both.
Labor Code, 402.083 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Information in or derived from a claim file regarding an employee, except as provided by law. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Labor Code, 402.086 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission All information that is confidential remains confidential in the custody is properly transferred or released to another person, except when used in court for purposes of an appeal. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Labor Code, 402.092 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Information maintained in the investigation files of the commission, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Labor Code, 404.010 Research and Oversight Council on Workers' Compensation Information deemed confidential in the custody of other state agencies remains confidential when transferred or released to the council. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 410.105 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Commission's regional lists of arbitrators used for the adjudication of disputes. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Labor Code, 411.034 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Identity of an employee named in a employer injury and occupational disease report filed with the commission. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Labor Code, 411.105 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Information relating to secret processes, methods of manufacture, or products. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a misdemeanor punishable for a fine not to exceed $1,000 and loss of office or employment.
Labor Code, 413.008 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission Confidential information requested and received by the commission from insurance carriers under the commission's medical review program. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Local Government Code, 252.049 All municipalities All trade secrets and confidential information contained in competitive sealed bid proposals submitted to municipalities. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Local Government Code, 262.030 All counties All trade secret and confidential information contained in bids submitted in response to requests for proposals under the alternative competitive proposal provision for the purchase of insurance, high technology items, and special services. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 52.035 Governor and Commissioner of the General Land Office Confidential and proprietary information regarding exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or other minerals on the outer continental shelf received by the Governor pursuant to an executed agreement with the United State Department of the Interior. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, by executing the agreement, state waives sovereign immunity in any action brought against the state for wrongful disclosure.
Natural Resources Code, 52.140 Commissioner of the General Land Office All information secured, derived, or obtained during the course of an inspection or examination of books, accounts, reports, or other records of lessees of mineral rights conducted to determine whether any additional royalty payments are due the state, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 52.190 Commissioner of the General Land Office Geological, geophysical, and geochemical data and all other data pertinent to mineral exploration contained in an application for an oil and gas lease submitted by the owner of the soil to the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 52.324 Commissioner of the General Land Office Information concerning a permittee's geophysical or geochemical exploration contained in an application for geophysical or geochemical exploration permit filed with the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.027 Commissioner of the General Land Office Any contract, amendment to a contract, or agreement for the sale or processing of minerals from land leased from the state after written request from the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.028 Commissioner of the General Land Office All information secured, derived, or obtained during the course of an inspection or examination of books, accounts, reports, or other records of lessees of mineral rights conducted to determine whether any additional royalty payments are due the state, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.079 Commissioner of the General Land Office Any contract, amendment to a contract, or agreement for the sale or processing of minerals from land leased from the state after written request from the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.080 Commissioner of the General Land Office All information secured, derived, or obtained during the course of an inspection or examination of books, accounts, reports, or other records of lessees of mineral rights conducted to determine whether any additional royalty payments are due the state, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.081 Commissioner of the General Land Office Geological, geophysical, and geochemical data and all other data pertinent to mineral exploration contained in an application for an oil and gas lease submitted by the owner of the soil to the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 53.156 Commissioner of the General Land Office Any contract, amendment to a contract, or agreement for the sale or processing of coal, lignite, sulphur, salt, or potash from public school and gulf land leased from the state after written request from the General Land Office. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 91.553 Railroad Commission of Texas Upon the written request of the owner to the commission, an electric log that would otherwise be filed with the commission and be open to the public. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 91.554 Railroad Commission of Texas If the commission requires the filing of an electric log prior to the expiration of the period of confidentiality, access restricted to person given permission by owner and to commission staff. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 93.032 Railroad Commission of Texas Those portions of an application for a license for terra wellbores that applicant asserts are trade secrets or confidential information. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 131.138 Railroad Commission of Texas Information submitted to the commission regarding mineral deposits, test borings, core samplings, trade secrets, or privileged commercial or financial information by an applicant for a permit to conduct surface uranium mining. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code, 134.031 Railroad Commission of Texas Trade secret and privileged commercial and financial information submitted as part of an application for a permit for coal exploration, information regarding mineral deposits, test borings, core samples, and information designated as trade secrets for surface coal mining and reclamation. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Natural Resources Code,  191.004 Texas Historical Commission Information specifying a survey and the location of any site or item declared to be a state archeological landmark. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 101.053 Health Professions Council A complaint, adverse report, or other information regarding the content of a complaint received through the telephone complaint system in the possession of the council relating to the person initiating the complaint or the license holder, except as provided in that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 153.006 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Criminal history information report regarding a license holder or license applicant submitted by a law enforcement agency to the board, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 155.007 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Each report regarding the eligibility of an applicant for licensure received or gathered by the board, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 159.002 All licensed physicians All communications between a licensed physician and a patient and all medical records disclosing the identity, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a patient created or maintained by a physician, except as provided by Chapter 159. Injunctive relief and civil cause of action for damages.
Occupations Code, 160.004 All medical peer review committees Except as provided in this subtitle, each proceeding and records developed, received, or obtained by a medical peer review committee regarding a physician impaired by drug or alcohol abuse or mental illness is privileged. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 160.005 All medical peer review committees Report made by medical peer review committee; however, in a proceeding brought the chapter, evidence may not be excluded as privileged except information failing within the attorney-client privilege. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 160.006 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners All records, reports, and other information received or developed by the board pursuant to Chapter 160, except as provided by that section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 160.007 All medical peer review committees Each record or proceeding of a medical peer review committee, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 164.007 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Each complaint, adverse report, investigation file, and other investigative information in a disciplinary action that is in the custody of the board relating to a license holder, an applicant for a license, or a criminal investigation or proceeding, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 164.204 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Board's file of rehabilitation orders, which are issued pursuant to that subchapter Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 201.402 All licensed chiropractors All communications between a licensed chiropractor and a patient and all medical records disclosing the identity, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a patient created or maintained by a chiropractor, except as provided by Chapter 201. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 201.403 Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners Identity of patient in board proceeding against or criminal investigation of a licensed chiropractor. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 202.402 All licensed podiatrists All communications between a licensed podiatrist and a patient and all medical records disclosing the identity, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of a patient created or maintained by a podiatrist, except as provided by Chapter 202. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 202.404 Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Identity of patient in a board proceeding against or criminal investigation of a licensed podiatrist. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 202.454 All podiatric peer review committees Proceedings and records of a podiatric peer review committee, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 202.455 All podiatric peer review committees Records and determinations of a podiatric review committee are privileged from discovery, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 202.509 Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Complaints, reports, investigation files, or other investigative information in the possession of or gathered by the board in connection with an investigation of a license holder or license applicant. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  203.357 State Midwifery Board Information required to be provided to the board regarding the nature and extent of midwifery in this state. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 204.254 Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners Complaints, adverse reports, investigation files, other reports, or other investigative information in the possession of or gathered by the board in connection with an investigation of a license holder or a license applicant, except as provided by this Chapter 204. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 204.307 Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners Board's file on rehabilitation orders. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 205.358 Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners Board's file on rehabilitation orders. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 254.006 State Board of Dental Examiners Investigation files and other records, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 261.051 All dental peer review committees Records and proceedings of a dental peer review committee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 261.054 All dental peer review committees Records and proceedings are privileged from discovery, except as provided by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 301.417 Board of Nurse Examiners Reports of violations allegedly committed by registered nurses that are required to be made to the board under Chapter 301 and the identities of persons filing the reports, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 301.466 Board of Nurse Examiners Complaints and investigations concerning prohibited practices and disciplinary actions allegedly committed by registered nurses. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 303.006 All nurse peer review committees Proceedings of and communications with a nurse peer review committee, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  401.253 State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  451.101 Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  502.204 Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  503.254 Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  505.254 Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  554.002 Texas State Board of Pharmacy All proceedings and records of a pharmacy peer review committee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 555.010 Texas State Board of Pharmacy Identity of a person who reports a complaint regarding a licensed pharmacist to the board and any document that could disclose the identity of that person. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 562.052 All licensed pharmacists Confidential records, meaning a health-related record, including a patient medication record, prescription drug order, or medication order, except as provided by this section. Board may impose administrative penalty or seek injunctive relief for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 562.102 All pharmacies Confidential records, meaning a health-related record, including a patient medication record, prescription drug order, or medication order, except as provided by this section. Board may impose administrative penalty or seek injunctive relief for wrongful disclosure.
Occupations Code, 564.002 Texas State Board of Pharmacy or a pharmaceutical organization committee created by statute Records and proceedings of the board or of a pharmaceutical organization committee in connection with a report regarding pharmacists or pharmacy students impaired by drugs or alcohol or mental illness, except as provided by Chapter 564. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 565.055 Texas State Board of Pharmacy Information or material compiled by the board in connection with an investigation by the board of alleged violations of the statutes governing pharmacists, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupation Code,  602.152 Texas Board of Licensure for Professional Medical Physicists All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint or investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 603.204 Texas State Board of Examiners of Perfusionists All information and materials subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint and investigation regarding a licensee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 605.151 Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics All information and records subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint and investigation regarding a licensee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code,  651.203 Texas Funeral Service Commission All information and records subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint and investigation regarding a licensee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 701.204 Texas State Board of Examiners of Dieticians All information and records subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint and investigation regarding a licensee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 801.207 State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners All information and records subpoenaed or compiled by the board in connection with a complaint and investigation regarding a licensee, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 901.160 Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Information maintained or information gathered or received by the board from a third party regarding a license applicant or license holder, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 901.161 Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Any statement or record prepared or an opinion formed in connection with an enforcement action, quality review, or peer review is privileged from discovery. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupation Code,  1701.306 Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and all law enforcement agencies Report on the psychological and physical examination performed on all applicants for licensure with the commission. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 1701.454 Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education A report or statement submitted to the commission regarding employment records of a licensee, except as provided by that section. Commission immune from civil liability for wrongful disclosure, if information released pursuant to this section.
Occupations Code, 1702.133 Licensee of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies All information obtained for the client, except as provided by that section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor; board may seek injunctive relief.
Occupations Code, 1702.284 All governmental bodies Information contained in alarm systems records maintained by a governmental body concerning the location of an alarm system, the name of the occupant, or type of alarm system, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 1703.306 Polygraph examiner or trainee Information acquired from a polygraph examination, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 2001.216 Texas Lottery Commission Books and records of the holder of or an applicant for a manufacturers' or distributors' license. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 2001.303 Texas Lottery Commission Financial information received by the commission from the IRS regarding a licensee or applicant for a license as an operator, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 2051.401 Secretary of State Information and evidence obtained in connection with an investigation of a registered athlete's agent. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 2051.404 Secretary of State Interrogatories and answers served by the secretary on an athlete, compliance coordinator, or any person subject to Chapter 2051. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Occupations Code, 2153.101 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information contained in a license application, except as provided by that section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 2153.102 Comptroller of Public Accounts and Attorney General Information derived from books, records, reports, or applications required to be made available to the comptroller or the attorney general, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor.
Occupations Code, 2153.103 Consumer Credit Commission Results of an examination of a license holder's place of business conducted by the commission in connection with an application for extending credit. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor.
Parks & Wildlife Code, 31.105 Parks & Wildlife Commission Accident reports filed with the commission by an operator of a vessel involved in an accident. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Property Code, 74.104 Comptroller of Public Accounts Property report on unclaimed property filed with the comptroller, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Property Code, 74.702 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information obtained from the examination of books and records of any holder of unclaimed property conducted by the comptroller or the attorney general. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Property Code, 76.104 Each county or municipality that is the holder of unclaimed property Property report on unclaimed property filed with the treasurer of the county or municipality, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Property Code, 76.702 Each county or municipality that is the holder of unclaimed property Information obtained from the examination of books and records of any holder of unclaimed property conducted by the county or the municipality. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 22.27 Central appraisal districts Rendition statements, real and personal property reports, attachments to those statements and reports, and other information that the owner provides to an appraisal district in connection with the appraisal of property and information voluntarily disclosed to an appraisal office or the comptroller, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Tax Code, 23.123 Chief appraiser of central appraisal district and tax collector of political subdivisions Automobile dealer inventory report filed with chief appraiser or tax collector, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Tax Code, 23.126 Chief appraiser of central appraisal district and tax collector of political subdivisions A dealer's vessel or outboard motor inventory statement filed with chief appraiser or tax collector, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Tax Code, 23.45 Chief appraiser of central appraisal district Application filed with chief appraiser for special valuation of agricultural land, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class B misdemeanor.
Tax Code, 111.0035 Comptroller of Public Accounts and vendor contracting with the state Confidential information in the custody of the comptroller provided to vendor with whom comptroller contracts to provided advanced database system to enhance tax collection remain confidential in the custody of the vendor. Punishment or penalty for wrongful disclosure dependent on information disclosed; vendor specifically subject to same penalties for wrongful disclosure imposed on comptroller for wrongful disclosure.
Tax Code, 111.0036 Comptroller of Public Accounts and contractor performing out-of-state tax audits on behalf of state Confidential information in the custody of the comptroller provided to contractor with whom comptroller contracts to perform tax audits on out-of-state taxpayers remain confidential in the custody of the contractor. Punishment or penalty for wrongful disclosure dependent on information disclosed; vendor specifically subject to same penalties for wrongful disclosure imposed on comptroller for wrongful disclosure.
Tax Code, 111.006 Comptroller of Public Accounts and Attorney General All information secured, derived, or obtained by the comptroller or attorney general during the course of conducting an examination of a taxpayer's books, records, papers, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure of federal tax information is fine of up to $1,000, confinement in county jail for up to one year, or both.
Tax Code, 141.001 Comptroller of Public Accounts and political subdivisions of the state Under Multistate Tax Compact, information obtained by any interstate audit, except as provided by that compact. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, compact appears to make each state's law control with regard to access to information and, presumably, penalties for wrongful disclosure.
Tax Code, 151.028 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information in or derived from a record, report, or other instrument required to be furnished and information obtained during the course of an examination of a taxpayers books regarding the limited sales, excise, and use tax, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor with a fine of not more than $500.
Tax Code, 154.042 Comptroller of Public Accounts A proposed compliance plan regarding the fixing of tax stamps to cigarettes submitted to the comptroller by a distributor of cigarettes. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 154.051 Comptroller of Public Accounts Certain business and financial information provided by cigarette distributors to the comptroller in connection with the administration of the cigarette tax recovery trust fund. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 154.101 Comptroller of Public Accounts All financial information provided in connection with applying for a permit as a cigarette distributor, wholesaler, bonded agent, or retailer. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 154.414 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information made confidential under Chapter 154 may not be shared with tax officials of another state or the United States under a reciprocal agreement providing for the sharing of information collected by the comptroller with respect to investigation and enforcement of Chapter 154. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 155.041 Comptroller of Public Accounts All financial information provided in connection with applying for a permit as a cigar and tobacco product distributor, wholesaler, bonded agent, or retailer. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 155.155 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information made confidential under Chapter 155 may not be shared with tax officials of another state or the United States under a reciprocal agreement providing for the sharing of information collected by the comptroller with respect to investigation and enforcement of Chapter 155. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 159.005 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information provided the comptroller in a report or return made for the purpose of complying with the provisions imposing a tax on controlled substances, except as provided by this section. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Tax Code, 171.206 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information obtained from a record or document filed with the comptroller under Chapter 171 and information obtained from the examination of books and records of a corporation subject to the franchise tax, except as provided by Chapter 171. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 201.057 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information regarding drilling and completion costs with the comptroller in connection with the temporary exemption or tax reduction for high-cost gas under the gas production severance tax. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 312.003 All counties and municipalities Proprietary information provided to a taxing unit in connection with an application or request for tax abatement under the tax abatement and property development act that describes the specific processes or business activities to be conducted or equipment to located on the site. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Tax Code, 321.3022 All municipalities Information received from the comptroller relating to the amount of local sales and use taxes paid to a municipality by each business in the municipality that remits such taxes to the state. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class C misdemeanor with a fine of not more than $500.
Transportation Code, 202.094 Texas Department of Transportation Information derived from proposals submitted by competing offerors in conducting discussions regarding a revised proposal after submission of a sealed competitive bid for the provision of telecommunication facilities. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 223.154 Texas Department of Transportation Prior to award of a contract for environmental or cultural assessment, department may not disclose to an offeror that is derived from a proposal received from another offeror. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 366.033 Regional tollway authorities Results of drug or alcohol testing of employees, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 455.005 Texas Department of Transportation Data collected and the report of any investigation conducted by the department in connection a safety program for each rail fixed guideway mass transportation system. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 521.051 Texas Department of Public Safety Class-type listings from the basic drivers' license record file, except as provided by Chapter 521. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 521.052 Texas Department of Public Safety Information in the department's files that is personal information, as defined by law, except as provided by the Transportation Code. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 521.142 Texas Department of Transportation Medical history submitted to the department for purposes of an application for an original driver's license, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 521.275 Texas Department of Transportation Changed name or previous name in application for a change of drivers' license or personal identification certificate, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 545.3625 Texas Department of Transportation Certain speed violation information in the custody of the department. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 550.065 Texas Department of Transportation Accident reports and information relating to accidents in the custody of the department, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 550.067 All municipalities A written accident report required by a municipality to be filed with the municipality, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Transportation Code, 730.004 Texas Department of Transportation Personal information about any person obtained by any agency of this state that maintains motor vehicle records in connection with a motor vehicle record, except as provided by that section. Punishment for obtaining by false representation information that is otherwise confidential is a Class A misdemeanor.
Utilities Code, 14.154 Public Utility Commission Record obtained by the commission relating to the sale of electrical energy at wholesale by an affiliate to a public utility. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 39.157 All public utilities subject Confidential information of a public utility may not be transferred to an affiliate. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Utilities Code, 52.207 Public Utility Commission Information obtained by the commission from a holder of a certificate of operating authority or a holder of a service provider certificate of operating authority if the holder asserts that the information is confidential for competitive purposes. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 55.106 Public Utility Commission and all providers of caller identification services Information received by the commission or a provider from a customer written certification stating a compelling need for per-line blocking. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 56.024 Public Utility Commission Information submitted by a telecommunications provider that the commission needs in order to assess contributions and disbursements to the universal service fund created by statute. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 57.048 Comptroller of Public Accounts Information provided by a telecommunications utility or a commercial mobile service provider that is necessary for the comptroller to administer the telecommunications infrastructure fund created by statute. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 62.076 Public Utility Commission Required compliance audit of each incumbent local exchange telephone company filed with the commission. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Utilities Code, 182.052 All government operated utilities Personal information of customers (defined as an individual's address, telephone number, and social security number), except as provided by this subchapter, if customers request confidentiality. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Water Code, 5.175 Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission All information, documents, and data received by the commission regarding the discharge of water pollutants, except as provided by this section. [Text effective upon delegation of NPDES permit authority] No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Water Code, 32.005 Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission A well log submitted to the department by a licensed water well driller. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Water Code, 60.405 All navigation districts Trade secrets and confidential information contained in competitive bid proposals in response to requests for proposals submitted to navigation districts by vendors of insurance and high technology items. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Water Code, 67.007 Nonprofit water supply or sewer services corporations All official voting proxies and ballots for corporation elections from members and shareholders. No express penalty for wrongful discharge.
V.T.C.S. art. 41a-1, sec. 15 Texas State Board of Public Accountancy All reports, statements, memoranda, transcripts, findings, records, or working papers prepared and an opinion formulated in connection with any enforcement action, quality review, or peer review, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 41a-1, sec. 25 Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Any file maintained or information gathered or received by the board from a third party concerning a candidate, licensee, or former licensee and all files involving disciplinary proceedings, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 179e, sec. 2.15 Texas Racing Commission Contents of investigatory files of the commission, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 179e, sec. 2.16 Texas Department of Public Safety All files, records, compilations, documents, photographs, reports, summaries, and reviews of information and related matters that are collected, retained, or compiled by the department in the discharge of its duties under this act. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 581-28 State Securities Commission All books, accounts, records, papers, correspondence, and other records obtained by the commissioner through subpoena; all investigatory information received by the commissioner from any other state agency; all intra-agency notes and memos, except as provided by this section. Civil action lies in favor of aggrieved person in the event of wrongful disclosure.
V.T.C.S. art. 3271a, sec. 22A Texas Board of Professional Engineers Complaint information received by the board, except as provided by that article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 3217a, sec. Texas Board of Professional Engineers Statement made by a person providing a reference for an applicant and other pertinent information compiled by or submitted to the board relating to an applicant for licensure. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 4413(51), sec. 8 Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment All information and material subpoenaed and compiled by the council in connection with a complaint and investigation, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 4413(51), sec. 10 Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment Any record relating to the identity, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of any sex offender. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 4413(51), sec. 16 Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment All adjudication information received by the council, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 4447cc, sec. 6 Any state agency or local political subdivisions to whom environmental, health, or safety audits must be submitted by law Information claimed as confidential and contained in an environmental, health, and safety audit required to be prepared by state or federal law, except as provided by this article. Civil action for damages for wrongful disclosure.
V.T.C.S. art. 4566-1.12C Commissioner of Health All information and materials subpoenaed by commissioner involving a complaint or an investigation regarding a dispenser of hearing aids, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.10D, sec. 5 Texas Department of Insurance Any information or materials acquired from the Insurance Fraud Unit of the department by an authorized law enforcement agency or prosecutor, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.14-2, sec. 6 Texas Department of Insurance A surplus-lines contract filed with the department, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.15, sec. 9 Texas Department of Insurance Information obtained by the department during the course of an investigation of an insurance carrier. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.15A, sec. 17 Texas Department of Insurance All working papers comprising a review by department examiners of independent audits of insurance carriers by independent auditors required by law. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.15B Texas Department of Insurance All information relating to the financial solvency of any insurance carrier obtained by the department's early warning system. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 1.35A, sec. 5 Office of Public Insurance Counsel All confidential information obtained by the office regarding health maintenance organizations, including certain patient and insurance payment information. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 2.10 Texas Department of Insurance Investment plans regarding the investment of funds in excess of minimum capital and minimum surplus submitted by insurers to insurance commissioner. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 3.33, sec. 3 Texas Department of Insurance Investment plans for capital stock domestic life, health, and accident insurance companies. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 3.50-2, sec. 10 Texas Employees Retirement System All records of a participant in the system, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 3.50-4, sec. 18C Teacher Retirement System of Texas All proceedings, records, and communications with the credentialing committee used in establishing a coordinate care network under the Texas Public School Retire Employees Group Insurance Program. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 3.95-2 Texas Insurance Commission Plan documents, contracts with service providers, and names of employers participating included in an application for a certificate of authority for the operation of a multiple employer welfare arrangement. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 5.58 Texas Insurance Commission Content of detailed claim information reports filed with the commission regarding each claim for workers' compensation used in rate administration for the workers' compensation system, except as provided by that section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 5.76-3, sec. 11A Texas Workers' Compensation Commission All information maintained in investigation files, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 5.76-4 Texas Workers' Compensation Commission and trustees of the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Shared information regarding actual or suspected fraud by any applicant, policyholder, claimant, agent, or insurer. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 5.76-5, sec. 10 Texas Department of Insurance Each report filed with the department by an insurance company that includes the identification of a policyholder by name under the maintenance tax surcharge provisions that pay for revenue bonds to pay for the provision of workers' compensation insurance. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 5.131 Texas Department of Insurance Information used to determine rates provided the department by insurers whose rates are unregulated under the rate rollback provisions of the tort reform legislation, except as provided by that section . No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 9.36 Texas Department of Insurance All information, documents, records, or statements required to be provided to the board regarding the application, issuance, renewal, and cancellation of a license of a title insurance agent. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 9.39 Texas Department of Insurance All audit reports of title insurance companies required to filed with the department, at the election of the commissioner. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art.9.48, sec. 15 Texas Department of Insurance All reports that any title insurer may be impaired based upon an examination filed by the commissioner with the department. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 9.56, sec. 10 Texas Department of Insurance Reports and analyses regarding an annual audit required to be filed with the department by an attorney title insurance company, at the election of the commissioner. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.4 Texas Department of Insurance A written description filed by health maintenance organizations with the department of the types of compensation arrangements made with physicians and providers in exchange for an arrangement to provide health care services. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.17 Texas Department of Insurance A copy of any contract or agreement between a health maintenance organization and any physician or provider, records of a quality of care assurance program, and records of a peer medical review program that are provided to the department when conducting examinations regarding the quality of health care. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.18C Texas Department of Insurance Information, documents, and deliberations of a medical peer review program contained in an agreement when a health maintenance organization enters into a delegation agreement with a delegated network and all price information in a report or corrective plan or monitoring plan. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.25 All health maintenance organizations Any information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, or health of any enrollee or applicant obtained from such person or from any physician or provided by any HMO, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.27 Texas Department of Insurance All examination reports conducted regarding health maintenance organizations, except as determined by the commissioner. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20A.37 Department of Insurance and all health maintenance organizations All recorded formal proceedings of a quality assurance program conducted by a health maintenance organization and all enrollees' medical records, except as provided by this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 20C.09 Board of directors of the statewide rural health care system Patient information, physician credentialing information, and medical peer review information. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.07, sec. 9 Texas Department of Insurance All information, documents, records, or statement required to be filed with the department by any insurer regarding the termination of the contract of any agent. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.21-5, sec. 8 All health benefit plan insurers and life insurers Information relating to the status of a person as a victim of family violence, except as provided in this section. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 27.07-1 Texas Department of Insurance All information, documents, records, or statement required to be filed with the department by any life insurance company and HMO regarding the termination of the contract of any agent. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.07-6, sec. 11, 14A, 19B Texas Department of Insurance All information obtained by a contract between a third party administrator, as defined by this article, and an insurer or plan sponsor required to be filed with the department, all information identifying a person covered by a plan, and all patient information maintained by the pharmacy benefit manage. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.07-7, sec. 8 Texas Department of Insurance Written notification by an insurer of the termination of a manager's contract. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.14, sec. 12, 14 Texas Department of Insurance Any information that is required to be provided to the department by an insurer, except as provided by this article, regarding the termination of appointment of local recording agents and solicitor. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.21-4 All health care insurers Results of all HIV-related testing. Civil action for actual damages, court costs, and attorneys' fees and civil fine not to exceed $1,000 for wrongful disclosure.
Insurance Code, art. 21.28 All appointed insurance company receivers overseeing the supervision or conservatorship of an insurance company All criminal history information obtained by a receiver overseeing the liquidation, rehabilitation, conservation, or reorganization of an insurer, except as provided by this article. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
Insurance Code, art. 21.28-A Texas Department of Insurance All hearings, orders, notices, correspondence, reports, records, and other information in the possession of the department relating to the supervision or conservatorship of any insurance company during the period of supervision or conservatorship. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure absent a finding a actual malice on the part of the person disclosing the information.
Insurance Code, art. 21.28-D Texas Department of Insurance Report and information contained in the report provided by the commissioner to the board regarding the possible insolvency of an insurance company whose policyholder are covered under the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Services Insurance Guarantee Association. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.49-1, sec. 5, 10 Texas Department of Insurance Identity of the commercial lender that provides funds for the acquisition of control contained in the statement filed with the commissioner regarding the acquisition of or retention of control of or a merger with a domestic insurer; all information obtained in an examination or investigation of an insurance holding company or affiliate. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.49-3b Texas Department of Insurance Records of a joint underwriting association examined by the department containing trade secrets, including the names and addresses of policyholders and certificate holders, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.49-8 Texas Department of Insurance A report regarding the material acquisition and disposition of assets and the nonrenewal, cancellation, or revisions of material ceded reinsurance agreements obtained by or disclosed to the department, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.49-15 All governmental bodies contracting with insurance companies All claim information required to be provided to governmental body with which insurance company contracts for insurance under competitive bidding statutes. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 21.58A Texas Department of Insurance and health care review utilization agents Information obtained from health care review utilization agents, including written screening criteria and review procedures, obtained by the department and individual medical records obtained by the agents. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct; review agents subject to administrative sanction.
Insurance Code, art. 21.73 All insurers Genetic information testing regardless of source, except as provided by this article. Department may issue cease and desist orders and seek administrative sanctions for wrongful disclosure.
Insurance Code, art. 21.78 All governmental bodies and insurers All information furnished to governmental bodies or their agents regarding motor vehicle theft, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, art. 24.06 Texas Department of Insurance All reports of examinations and investigations and all correspondence and memoranda concerning or arising out of those examinations or investigation or an insurance premium finance company, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, 36.159 Texas Department of Insurance All information and records subpoenaed by the department and produced under its general authority to subpoena records, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, 38.001 Texas Department of Insurance Information made confidential by other law that is obtained by the department under its general authority to collect data and reports remains confidential. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, 38.002 Office of Public Insurance Counsel Underwriting guidelines obtained by the office under its authority to obtain such guidelines. Violation of this section is a violation of Chapter 552, Government Code.
Insurance Code, 38.106 Texas Department of Insurance All data and reports relating to HIV and AIDS containing the identity of a person or associate of an individual who has been tested for HIV. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Insurance Code, 38.162 Texas Department of Insurance Information included in an individual closed claim report or an individual summary closed claim report submitted to the department. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 6144e Texas Department of Transportation Name, address, telephone number, social security number, drivers' license number, bank account number, or credit card number to any subscriber or purchaser of Texas Highways magazine. Department immune from civil or criminal liability for unintentional violation of this section.
V.T.C.S. art. 6243e Municipality creating a local firefighters' retirement system All information contained in the records in the custody of the system concerning an individual retiree, member, or beneficiary of the system, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 6243e.2(1) Municipality with population in excess of 1,600,000 creating a local firefighters' retirement and relief fund All information contained in the records in the custody of the system concerning an individual retiree, member, or beneficiary of the system, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 6243n Municipalities with population between 460,000 and 500,000 creating a municipality retirement system All information contained in the records in the custody of the system concerning an individual retiree, member, or beneficiary of the system, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Probate Code, 698 County clerk Criminal history information obtained by clerk having venue over the proceeding for the appointment of a guardian. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is a Class A misdemeanor.
V.T.C.S. art. 6573a, sec. 15c Licensed real estate broker Licensed real estate broker acting as an intermediary in a transaction between a buyer or tenant and a seller or landlord may not disclose certain information. Sanctions imposed by Texas Real Estate Commission for wrongful disclosure; civil liability for wrongful disclosure.
V.T.C.S. art. 6573a.2 Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board Results of an examination conducted for licensure under the act. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 6573b Texas Real Estate Commission Information contained in an annual report filed with the commission by a licensee regarding the performance and solvency of a licensed residential service company. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 9009a Texas Department of Public Safety Information obtained by the department regarding the inspection of any purchased property by a dealer who engages in the business of purchasing and selling crafted precious metals, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 9023e Attorney General Information filed with the attorney general by charitable organizations that identifies donors. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
V.T.C.S. art. 9031 All governmental bodies All genetic testing information regardless of source, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 11.071 Convicting court in death penalty case Request for prepayment of expenses to investigate and present potential habeas corpus claims by appointed counsel. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 15.27 School district personnel Notification by law enforcement authorities to school district personnel when child enrollee is taken into custody. Wrongful disclosure grounds for revocation or suspension of certification by State Board for Educator Certification.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 18.20 Law enforcement personnel and prosecuting attorneys Privileged communication that is intercepted, whether legally or not, remains privileged.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 19.42 All courts, court personnel, and prosecuting attorneys Personal information about grand jurors, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 20.02 Attorney for the state Anything that transpires before the grand jury, except as provided by this article. Punishment for wrongful disclosure is contempt of court with fine not exceeding $500 and 30 days confinement.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 26.052 Convicting court in death penalty case Request for prepayment of expenses to investigate and present potential defenses by appointed counsel. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 35.29 Courts and prosecuting attorneys Personal information about jurors collected during the jury selection process, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 38.31 Interpreters for deaf defendant appointed by court Communications between deaf defendant and attorney. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 42.12 Community supervision department Report and all information contained in a presentence investigation or postconviction report, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 49.18 Attorney General and law enforcement authority Custodial death report filed with the attorney general, except as provided by this article. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 56.11 Texas Department of Criminal Justice and county sheriffs Name, address, and telephone number of victim wishing to be notified of an offender's release from incarceration or confinement. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 57.02 All law enforcement agencies in the state Form and name, address, and telephone number of victim of sexual offense, except as provided by this section, if victim chooses to use a psuedonym by filing out a form for provided to law enforcement agencies by the attorney general for that purpose. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 61.04 All criminal justice agencies in the state Criminal information relating to a child associated with a combination or criminal street gang, unless a juvenile court finds that the information is not privileged. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 61.09 District courts of the state Criminal information indicating that a child is a member of a criminal street gang that is reviewed in camera by the district court. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 63.015 All law enforcement agencies in the state Information obtained by a law enforcement agency from a city or state agency regarding a missing child or a missing person. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.
Code of Crim. Pro. art. 63.017 Missing Children and Missing Persons Clearinghouse Records that relate to an investigation by a law enforcement agency regarding a missing child, missing person, or unidentified body. No express penalty for wrongful disclosure; however, Public Information Act makes wrongful disclosure a misdemeanor and official misconduct.