COMPATIBILITY OF DATA.
Data supplied to the criminal justice information system must be compatible with the system; and contain both incident numbers and state identification numbers.
A discrete submission of information under this chapter must contain, in conjunction with the required information, the person’s name and state identification number.
ELECTRONIC REPORTING OF INFORMATION.
Whenever possible, information relating to dispositions and subsequent offender processing data shall be reported electronically.
INFORMATION ON SUBSEQUENT ARRESTS.
The Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shall develop the capability to send by electronic means information about the subsequent arrest of a person under supervision to the community supervision and corrections department serving the court of original jurisdiction; or the district parole office supervising the person.
DUTIES OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES.
Each criminal justice agency shall:
– compile and maintain records needed for reporting data required by the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice;
– transmit to the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, when and in the manner each department directs, all data required by the appropriate department;
– give the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, or the departments’ accredited agents, access to the agency for the purpose of inspection to determine the completeness and accuracy of data reported;
– cooperate with the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice so that each department may properly and efficiently perform the department’s duties under this chapter; and
– cooperate with the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to identify and eliminate redundant reporting of information to the criminal justice information system.
An optical disk or other technology may be used instead of microfilm as a medium to store information if allowed by the applicable state laws or rules relating to the archiving of state agency information.
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE NOT AUTHORIZED.
An individual’s identifiable description or a notation of an individual’s arrest, detention, indictment, information, or other formal criminal charge and of any disposition of the charge, including sentencing, correctional supervision, and release, that is collected and compiled by the Department of Public Safety or the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from criminal justice agencies and maintained in a central location is not subject to public disclosure except as authorized by federal or state law or regulation.
An agency official may not intentionally conceal or destroy any record with the intent to violate this subchapter.
APPLICABILITY TO DISTRICT COURT AND COUNTY COURT CLERKS.
The duties imposed on a criminal justice agency under this subchapter are also imposed on district court and county court clerks.
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