2018 Mississippi Code
Title 71 - Labor and Industry
Chapter 7 - Drug and Alcohol Testing of Employees
§ 71-7-21. Promulgation of rules by State Board of Health.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 71-7-21 (2018)
  • The State Board of Health shall adopt rules concerning:
  • (a) Standards for drug and alcohol testing laboratory certification, suspension and revocation of certification;

  • (b) Body specimens that are appropriate for drug and alcohol testing;

  • (c) Methods of analysis and procedures to ensure reliable drug and alcohol testing results, including standards for initial tests and confirmatory tests;

  • (d) Guidelines on how to establish cut-off detection levels for drugs or their metabolites for the purposes of determining a positive test result;

  • (e) Chain-of-custody procedures to ensure proper identification, labeling and handling of specimens being tested; and

  • (f) Retention and storage procedures to ensure reliable results on confirmation tests and retests.

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