When does a death certificate become public information?
From Texas Vital Statistics Unit Wiki
Texas Government Code 552.115
Exception: Confidentiality of Birth and Death Records
- (a) A birth or death record maintained by the bureau of vital statistics of the Texas Department of Health or a local registration official is excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021, except that:
- (2) a death record is public information and available to the public on and after the 25th anniversary of the date of death as shown on the record filed with the bureau of vital statistics or local registration official;