HB 3913

86(R) - 2019
House Natural Resources
House Natural Resources

Vote Recommendation

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Dan Huberty


Carol Alvarado

Bill Caption

Relating to an exception from required disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information obtained by certain flood control districts.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 3913 would exempt from disclosure under the public information act certain personal information obtained from flood victims by a flood control district in Harris County. The purpose of this legislation is to prevent people from obtaining personally identifying information and related contact information of flood victims for the purposes of aggressively marketing to those people. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action supports HB 3913 which protects property rights of flood victims in Harris County by preventing their personal information from being subject to public disclosure by a flood control district.