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Relating to the establishment of civil liability and injunctive relief for the dissemination of certain criminal history record information. Read & Follow the Bill
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the debate: HB501
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(Travis County) February 18, 2011, 2:40 pm report abuse
Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence (2/17/11)
(Williamson County) January 26, 2011, 9:45 am Thumbs Down report abuse
In light of the success we witnessed in the security around WikiLeaks, hopefully controls will be in place to ensure inadvertent disclosures are minimized and carefully reviewed before levy of fines... I can see where this sort of information could be used improperly so safeguards and punishment needs careful use. Ruining a persons good name for personal gain is not acceptable. Once a person has met society's corrective action, should this data be expunged or placed into the public domain. Rather, I believe this is responsibility of those creating these records to protect. Closed systems and proper security... an "eyes only" environment where documents cannot be "spirited" away in someone's clothing.
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