Sec. 194.004: Release of Information

(a) The vital statistics unit shall furnish on request any information it has on record relating to any marriage, divorce, or annulment of marriage.

(b) The vital statistics unit may not issue:

(1) a certificate or a certified copy of information relating to a marriage; or

(2) a certified copy of a report of divorce or annulment of marriage.


Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 14, Sec. 61, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

Amended by:

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0564, eff. April 2, 2015.