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Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center

The Texas Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center offense was created in the 86th Texas Legislative Session by HB 3091. The offense will be effective on September 1, 2019. Learn more detailed information about the Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center offense below.

*This is a new offense as of 2019. More detail will be added to this page as soon as it is available*

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What is the law on Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center in Texas?

As of September of 2019, Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center is to be codified at Section 42.075 of the Texas Penal Code. Subsection (b) describes the offense as follows:

A person commits an offense if the person, with the intent to threaten the safety of any inhabitant of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center, discloses or publicizes the location or physical layout of the center.

What is the punishment range for Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center?

The lowest classification for Disclosure of Confidential Information Regarding Family Violence or Victims of Trafficking Shelter Center will be a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. 1


Legal References:

1 Texas Penal Code §42.075(C), as passed by HB 3091 in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

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