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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 3OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CHAPTER 61CRIME VICTIMS' COMPENSATION
SUBCHAPTER KADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM
RULE §61.1050Exceptions

(a) Pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 56.90(a)(1)(A), the OAG shall disclose a participant's true residential, business, or school address if requested by:

  (1) a law enforcement agency;

  (2) the Department of Family and Protective Services for the purpose of conducting a child protective services investigation under Texas Family Code §261; or

  (3) the Department of State Health Services or a local health authority for the purpose of making a notification of a communicable disease described under Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 21.31, Texas Family Code §54.033, or Texas Health and Safety Code §81.051.

(b) Pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 56.90(a)(1)(B), the OAG shall disclose a participant's true residential, business, or school address if required by a court order.

(c) A request for disclosure of a participant's true residential, business, or school address from an entity pursuant to this section, must be submitted to the OAG as a Public Information Act request. It is recommended that the requestor submit, along with the Public Information Act request, any supporting documentation, such as the following information:

  (1) the name of the agency requesting the disclosure and the statutory exception upon which the agency bases its request;

  (2) the name and title of the individual authorized to make the request on behalf of the agency;

  (3) a signed statement by the agency representative affirming that the information submitted is correct; and

  (4) an original certified copy of the court order, if applicable.

(d) The OAG may require additional information as deemed necessary by the OAG.


Source Note: The provisions of this §61.1050 adopted to be effective May 25, 2008, 33 TexReg 3933

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