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§ 411.034. Confidentiality Requirement; Offense; Penalty

(a) The identity of an employee in a report filed under Section 411.032 is confidential and may not be disclosed as part of the job safety information system.

(b) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly publishes, discloses, or distributes information that is confidential under this section to a person not authorized to receive the information.

(c) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly receives information that is confidential under this section and that the person is not authorized to receive.

(d) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

(e) An offense under this section may be prosecuted in a court in the county where the information was unlawfully received, published, disclosed, or distributed.

(f) A district court in Travis County has jurisdiction to enjoin the use, publication, disclosure, or distribution of confidential information under this section.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 980, § 1.33, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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Title:

§ 411.034. Confidentiality Requirement; Offense; Penalty

Code:

Labor Code

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