Honorable Joseph Pickett, Chair, House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB327 by Dutton (Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances.), As Introduced
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The bill would amend Chapter 411 of the Government Code relating to requiring notice to the subject of a criminal history record information request when the information is disseminated. Exceptions to the notification requirement are requests made by criminal justice agencies and requests made by the subject of the criminal history record. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) would be required to provide written notice by mail to the subject of the information request.
The change in law made by this Act applies only to requests for access to criminal history record information made on or after the effective date of this Act. The bill would take effect on September 1, 2013.
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