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Texas Drug Testing Laws and Regulations

State: Texas
Statute of Order: Currently Not Available
Covered Employers: Currently Not Available
Applicant Testing: Currently Not Available
Employee Testing: Currently Not Available
Conditions & Methods: Currently Not Available
Important Bulletpoints:
  • Nevertheless, for employers seeking to adopt a policy for the elimination of drug abuse must abide by the provisions of the rule on Required Elements of a Drug Abuse Policy.
  • Motor carrier registration in the State of Texas requires for a certification that motor carriers are in compliance with the drug testing requirements of the State. Reportorial requirements for any confirmed positive tests from holders of commercial driver’s licenses are also in effect as per Department of Public Safety rules.
  • Employers are allowed, as per provisions under the Texas Labor Code dealing with the chapter on Employment Discrimination, to practice a policy prohibiting the employment of persons who currently uses or possesses a controlled substance.
  • Falsification of a drug test is an offense in Texas with the person committing the act of using substances or devices to falsify drug tests guilty of a Class B misdemeanor and those aiding or delivering substances intended to falsify the test for drugs guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
  • Any employee claims for workers’ compensation insurance coverage may be denied for employee injuries in which the cause is due mainly to the employee being in a state of intoxication.
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