Bill Text: TX SB705 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to an exception from disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information of an applicant for an appointment by the governor.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-05-29 - Effective immediately [SB705 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SB705-Enrolled.html
 
 
  S.B. No. 705
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to an exception from disclosure under the public
  information law for certain personal information of an applicant
  for an appointment by the governor.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 552, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 552.158 to read as follows:
         Sec. 552.158.  EXCEPTION: CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL
  INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICANT FOR APPOINTMENT BY GOVERNOR. The
  following information obtained by the governor or senate in
  connection with an applicant for an appointment by the governor is
  excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021: 
               (1)  the applicant's home address;
               (2)  the applicant's home telephone number; and
               (3)  the applicant's social security number.
         SECTION 2.  The changes in law made by this Act apply only to
  a request for information that is received by a governmental body or
  an officer for public information on or after the effective date of
  this Act. A request for information that was received before the
  effective date of this Act is governed by the law in effect on the
  date the request was received, and the former law is continued in
  effect for that purpose.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 705 passed the Senate on
  March 29, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 705 passed the House on
  May 22, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 143, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor
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