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§ 1219.2. Urine Collection and Retention.

17 CA ADC § 1219.2Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 2. Laboratories (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter 1. Service Laboratories
Group 8. Forensic Alcohol Analysis and Breath Alcohol Analysis
Article 4. Collection and Handling of Blood and Urine Samples
17 CCR § 1219.2
§ 1219.2. Urine Collection and Retention.
(a) A urine sample from a living individual shall be a sample collected no sooner than twenty minutes after first voiding the bladder.
(b) The specimen shall be deposited in a clean, dry container which also contains a preservative.
(c) In order to allow for analysis by the defendant, the remaining portion of the sample shall be retained for one year after the date of collection.
(1) Whenever a sample is requested by the defendant for analysis and sufficient sample remains, the forensic laboratory, law enforcement agency, or coroner/medical examiner's office in possession of the original sample shall continue such possession, but shall provide the defendant with a portion of the remaining sample in a clean container together with a copy or transcript of the identifying information carried on the original sample container.


Note: Authority cited: Section 100703, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 100700, Health and Safety Code.
1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 4-7-71; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 71, No. 15).
2. Amendment filed 11-24-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 48).
3. Amendment of section and new Note filed 1-26-2017; operative 4-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 4).
This database is current through 12/1/23 Register 2023, No. 48.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 17, § 1219.2, 17 CA ADC § 1219.2
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