H.B. No. 1426
relating to the confidentiality of certain information in a rabies
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 826.0211(a), Health and Safety Code, is
amended to read as follows:
(a) Information [
that is] contained in a rabies vaccination
certificate or in any record compiled from the information
contained in one or more certificates that identifies or tends to
identify an [ the] owner or an address, telephone number, or other
personally identifying information of an [ the] owner of a [ the]
vaccinated animal is confidential and not subject to disclosure
under Chapter 552, Government Code.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1426 was passed by the House on May 3,
2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1426 was passed by the Senate on May
25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate