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Confidential Employee Information for Open Records Requests

Issued: July 31, 2009
Updated: Nov. 1, 2019 – View Changes

FPP L.004


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USAS and CAPPS Financials Confidentiality Indicator (FPP E.045)


Open Records

If your agency has an employee who qualifies for personal safety exception or Open Records questions, please contact:

Mainframe Production Support — USPS, SPRS, HRIS Help Desk (512) 463-4008

CAPPS Authorized Support Staff Help Desk (512) 463-2277

Contact lists: USPS; SPRS; HRIS; CAPPS Agency Support


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education


The Fiscal Management Division responds to open records requests for payment-related data. Many of these requests are for information directly related to state employees. Public information, including non-confidential employee level data, is published on numerous public websites.

Certain employee information is confidential under the Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552). Agencies are responsible for:

Changes to This Document
Date Updates
11/01/2019 Updated through acts of the 86th Legislature, Regular Session
10/12/2018 Updated OAG forms page link
09/18/2015 Updated through the acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session; added CAPPS information
11/22/2013 Included employee personal information release election, added legal citations and updated to FPP format