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Confidentiality Of Information

§ 412.0128

Confidentiality Of Information

(a) Information in or derived from a workers' compensation claim file regarding an employee, and information in or derived from a risk management review related to facility security or continuity of operations, is confidential and is exempt from disclosure under Chapter 552, Government Code, and may not be disclosed by the office except as provided by Subsection (b), other provisions of this subchapter, or other law. Classified or sensitive information specifically preempted from disclosure by federal law retains the confidentiality protection provided by this section for all purposes, including disclosure to the office.

(b) Forms, standards, and other instructional, informational, or planning materials adopted by the office to provide guidance or assistance to a state agency in developing a continuity of operations plan under Section 412.054 are public information subject to disclosure under Chapter 552, Government Code.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 407 (S.B. 908), § 2, eff. September 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1217 (S.B. 1536), § 2.11, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1045 (H.B. 1832), § 2, eff. June 19, 2015.

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