2022 Texas Statutes
Insurance Code
Title 5 - Protection of Consumer Interests
Subtitle C - Deceptive, Unfair, and Prohibited Practices
Chapter 545 - HIV Testing
Subchapter O. Sanctions; Penalties; Injunctions
Section 545.703. Criminal Penalty

Universal Citation: TX Ins Code § 545.703 (2022)

Sec. 545.703. CRIMINAL PENALTY. (a) A person or entity commits an offense if the person or entity, with criminal negligence, violates Section 545.057 by:

(1) releasing or disclosing a test result or other information; or

(2) allowing a test result or other information to become known.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

(c) Each release or disclosure made or allowance of a test result to become known in violation of this chapter constitutes a separate offense.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2005.

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