2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Prior Year Introduction As: HB 299/06 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Myers, Bates, Beitzel, Kelly, McKee, Shank, and Stull
Health - Job-Related Drug Testing - Breath Tests for Alcohol


Authorizing employers that require specified job-related drug testing to test a breath specimen using an evidential breath measurement device; providing for an exception from a provision that allows specified persons to request independent testing of a specified specimen; authorizing the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt specified regulations; altering the definition of the terms "medical review officer" and "specimen"; defining the term "evidential breath measurement device"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Chemical Tests
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Substance Abuse
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 17-214 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered