SB 162/LM (BR 144) - T. Jensen
AN ACT relating to commercial driver's license
Create new sections of KRS 281A, relating to commercial driver's licenses, to require employers of persons possessing a commercial driver's license to report results of positive drug and alcohol screening tests to the Transportation Cabinet within three business days of receiving the results; establish the same requirements for a medical review officer acting on behalf of a Kentucky motor carrier; require the Transportation Cabinet to establish a commercial driver's license drug and alcohol testing database; establish procedures for requesting and receiving reports from the database; establish penalties for failure to report positive drug or alcohol screening tests; amend KRS 281A to define "medical review officer"; amend KRS 281A.220 to establish that applicants and employees applying for a safety sensitive transportation job who possess a commercial driver license are deemed to have given consent to testing; amend KRS 281.755 to conform effective January 1, 2009.
Feb 14-introduced in Senate
Feb 19-to Transportation (S)