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Texas Election Code - Section 13.004. Recording And Disclosure Of Certain Information By Registrar

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§ 13.004. RECORDING AND DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION BY REGISTRAR. (a) The registrar may not transcribe, copy, or otherwise record a telephone number furnished on a registration application. (b) The registrar may transcribe, copy, or otherwise record a social security number furnished on a registration application only in maintaining the accuracy of the registration records. (c) A social security number, Texas driver's license number, number of a personal identification card issued by the Department of Public Safety, or an indication that an applicant is interested in working as an election judge furnished on a registration application is confidential and does not constitute public information for purposes of Chapter 552, Government Code. The registrar shall ensure that a social security number, Texas driver's license number, number of a personal identification card issued by the Department of Public Safety, or an indication that an applicant is interested in working as an election judge is excluded from disclosure. (d) The voter registrar or other county official who has access to the information furnished on a registration application may not post the following information on a website: (1) a telephone number; (2) a social security number; (3) a driver's license number or a number of a personal identification card; or (4) a date of birth. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 454, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 606, § 1, 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 487, § 1, 2, eff. June 17, 2005; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1049, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.

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