Texas Occupations Code - Section 258.104. Consent To Disclosure Of Privileged Information
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§ 258.104. CONSENT TO DISCLOSURE OF PRIVILEGED
INFORMATION. (a) A person may disclose privileged information if
the patient consents to the disclosure as provided in this section.
(b) Consent for the release of privileged information must
be in writing and be signed by:
(1) the patient;
(2) a parent or legal guardian of the patient, if the
patient is a minor;
(3) a legal guardian of the patient, if the patient has
been adjudicated incompetent to manage the patient's personal
(4) an attorney ad litem appointed for the patient, as
(A) Chapter 107, Family Code;
(B) Subtitle B, Title 6, Health and Safety Code;
(C) Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code;
(D) Subtitle D, Title 7, Health and Safety Code;
(E) Subtitle E, Title 7, Health and Safety Code;
(F) Chapter V, Texas Probate Code; or
(G) any other law; or
(5) a personal representative of the patient, if the
patient is deceased.
(c) The consent required under this section must specify:
(1) the information covered by the release;
(2) the person to whom the information is to be
(3) the purpose for the release.
(d) A person may withdraw consent granted under this section
by notifying in writing the person who maintains the information.
Withdrawal of consent does not affect information disclosed before
the written notice of the withdrawal is delivered.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 14.086(b), eff. Sept.
Last modified: August 11, 2007