Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 60.12. Fingerprint And Arrest Information In Computerized System
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Art. 60.12. FINGERPRINT AND ARREST INFORMATION IN
COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM. (a) The Department of Public Safety shall,
when a jurisdiction transmits fingerprints and arrest information
by a remote terminal accessing the statewide automated fingerprint
identification system, use that transmission either to create a
permanent record in the criminal justice information system or to
create a temporary arrest record in the criminal justice
information system to be maintained by the department until the
department receives and processes the physical copy of the arrest
(b) The Department of Public Safety shall make available to
a criminal justice agency making a background criminal inquiry any
information contained in a temporary arrest record maintained by
the department, including a statement that a physical copy of the
arrest information was not available at the time the information
was entered in the system.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 10, Sec. 7.05, eff.
Dec. 1, 1991. Subsec. (a) amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 790,
Sec. 40, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch.
1025, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Last modified: August 11, 2007