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If you are interested in making a Public Information Request for information from the Texas Facilities Commission, you must do so in writing. Your written request should reasonably identify the records you are requesting. Your request should also indicate your mailing address, phone number, or other means to contact you.

Pursuant to Government Code Chapter 552, the Texas Facilities Commission has designated the Public Information Coordinator as the recipient of all requests for public information held by the Texas Facilities Commission. 

Requests Submitted by Mail or In Person
Written requests submitted by mail or in person may be submitted to the following addresses:

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By mail:

Texas Facilities Commission

Public Information Coordinator

P.O. Box 13047

Austin, Texas 78711-3047

 

 

In person:

Texas Facilities Commission

Central Services Building

1711 San Jacinto, Room 400

 

 

Requests Submitted by E-mail or Facsimile (fax)
Written requests for public information submitted by e-mail or fax must be submitted to the following e-mail address or fax number:

Fax: (512) 236-6171

E-mail: openrecords@tfc.state.tx.us

(eff. 02/12/2010)

 

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Charges for Public Information

The Texas Facilities Commission charges for copies of public information in accordance with current laws and rules.  If charges will exceed $40 or will require programming or manipulation of data, the requestor is provided with a cost estimate or statement as required by either Section 552.231 or 552.2615 of the Texas Government Code, as applicable. The Texas Facilities Commission regularly utilizes Section 552.267, which provides for waiver or reduction of cost when in the public interest. Other governmental bodies are not charged for information unless such a request requires extensive programming time.  Employees are not charged for their own employment records. The Texas Facilities Commission generally waives charges of less than $20 to help ensure that members of the public have broad access to clearly public information. Additionally, individual members, agencies, and committees of the legislature are not charged for information to be used for legislative purposes, as provided by Section 552.264 of the Texas Government Code. (Cost Policy eff. 03/28/2008.)

For general information concerning charges under the Act, see the Office of the Attorney General Web site at: 
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/og/charges-for-public-information.


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