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§ 557. Licensure and regulation of testing facilities--Alternative testing methods

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 15. Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act (Refs & Annos)
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 557
§ 557. Licensure and regulation of testing facilities--Alternative testing methods
A. The State Board of Health shall have the power and duty to promulgate, prescribe, amend and repeal rules for the licensure and regulation of testing facilities, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
1. Qualifications of testing facilities which shall include the requirement that facilities doing urine analysis tests be certified for forensic urine drug testing pursuant to guidelines or regulations of the federal Department of Health and Human Services or be accredited for forensic urine drug testing by the College of American Pathologists or other organizations recognized by the State Board of Health;
2. Qualifications of testing facility personnel; and
3. Procedures for the testing facility to provide the necessary documentation of testing procedures and test results to the employer requesting testing services as may be required by a court or administrative proceeding.
B. Nothing in the Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act shall be construed as prohibiting an employer from adopting a policy which allows for testing for drugs or alcohol by another method which is reasonably calculated to detect the presence of drugs or alcohol, including, but not limited to, breathalyzer testing, testing by use of a single-use test device, known as an on-site or quick testing device, to collect, handle, store and ship a sample collected for testing.

Credits

Laws 1993, c. 355, § 7, emerg. eff. June 10, 1993; Laws 2006, c. 277, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2011, c. 180, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 2011; Laws 2012, c. 196, § 19, emerg. eff. May 8, 2012.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 557, OK ST T. 40 § 557
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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