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RULE §189.10Drug Screens

(a) If the terms and conditions of an order provide for the screening of a prohibited substance, the probationer shall be screened by urine, blood, hair, breath, or other scientifically acceptable means to test for prohibited substances within a prescribed time period.

(b) Random testing is mandated. Agency representatives shall not make appointments or schedule times to collect screens.

(c) The probationer must submit to the screen within the prescribed time period.

(d) Probationers may not prospectively request copies of screens. The agency does not accept a standing request for copies of all drug screens. Upon receipt of written request, a copy of a screen may be forwarded only to a probationer or a probationer's authorized representative.

(e) The selection of any drug screening panel or screening method is at the sole discretion of the board and may be changed without prior notice to the probationer.

(f) The probationer is responsible for all costs related to drug screens.

Source Note: The provisions of this §189.10 adopted to be effective May 9, 2002, 27 TexReg 3776

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