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AP XIII, Sec. 23 Drug testing

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of JusticeEffective: March 1, 2023

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XIII. Procedures for Drug Court
Effective: March 1, 2023
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 23
AP XIII, Sec. 23 Drug testing
(1) Drug testing is a vital component of drug courts.
(2) The following procedures shall apply to all drug courts.
(a) Drug testing shall be administered to all participants on a frequent and random basis. Participants in all phases will be randomly tested at least two (2) times per week.
(b) Drug tests performed by individuals other than the Specialty Courts staff, the drug court team, or a drug testing vendor under contract or MOU with the AOC shall not be admissible in drug court.
(c) All participants shall be required to make daily telephone contact, utilizing a toll-free telephone number, wherein a recording announces phase(s) and times for specimen collections for each drug court.
(d) Instant, laboratory, and other drug tests supplied by the drug court shall be utilized for drug court participants only. Inventory of supplies shall be audited on a random basis.
(e) Trauma informed practices, for the purpose of drug testing, shall be clearly identified and followed. Training will be provided to all Specialty Courts staff.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2022-50, eff. 3-1-23; prior amendments eff. 2-12-16 (Order 2016-02), 3-24-15 (Order 2015-05), 3-23-10 (Order 2010-05), 7-30-09 (Order 2009-07); adopted by Order 2006-01, eff. 1-9-06
Administrative Procedures, AP XIII, Sec. 23, KY ST ADMIN P AP XIII, Sec. 23
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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