12 NCAC 10B .0410          AGENCY REPORTING OF DRUG SCREENING RESULTS

(a)  Each agency that is required to report individuals to the Commission for certification, or that voluntarily reports telecommunicators to the Commission for certification, shall report in writing to the Division all refusals and all positive results of drug screening obtained from applicants and lateral transfers pursuant to 12 NCAC 10B .0301(6) unless the positive result has been explained to the satisfaction of the agency's medical review officer who shall be a licensed physician.

(b)  Each agency that is required to report individuals to the Commission for certification, or that voluntarily reports telecommunicators to the Commission for certification, and that conducts a drug screen for in-service officers, shall report positive results to the Division provided the drug screen conducted conforms to 12 NCAC 10B .0301(6)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (f).

(c)  For reporting purposes, a result will be considered "positive" only in the cases where the drug screen reveals the presence of an illegal drug at a level equal to or greater than the threshold value as established by the Department of Health and Human Services for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs and adopted by reference in 12 NCAC 10B .0301(6).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17E-4; 17E-7;

Eff. July 1, 1990;

Recodified from 12 NCAC 10B .0409 Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2013.