SB 1149 Requires construction employees to take drug tests before working on projects on school property
Sponsor: Kennedy
LR Number: 4554S.03I Fiscal Note: 4554-03
Committee: Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations
Last Action: 4/5/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 1149 - This act requires an employee of a construction company to submit to a drug test before working on the property of a school. If a test result is found positive for illegal drugs, as determined by a medical review officer, the employee may not work on any school project. Upon such a determination, the employer may take action against the employee up to and including termination. The employer may also require the employee to participate in a drug abuse assistance or drug rehabilitation program. If the employee yields a negative result that result shall stand for one year and the employee shall be able to work on any school project without further testing. The Department of Health and Senior Services shall administer the program.

This act is similar to SB 492 (2005).

CHRIS HOGERTY