2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 65 - Motor Carriers
Article 3 - Motor Carrier Safety
Section 65-3-14 - Drug and alcohol testing program; report of positive test. (2009)
65-3-14. Drug and alcohol testing program; report of positive test. (2009)
A. A motor carrier shall have an in-house drug and alcohol testing program that meets the requirements of 49 C.F.R. part 382 or be a member of a consortium, as defined in 49 C.F.R. part 382.107, that provides testing that meets the requirements of C.F.R. part 382.
B. A person or entity specified in 49 C.F.R. part 382.103, who is not explicitly excepted by New Mexico law, is subject to the provisions of this section and shall report positive test results or a refusal to submit to a test pursuant to provisions in this section. A refusal to submit to a pre-employment test shall not be considered a violation of this section.
C. When a person or entity specified in 49 C.F.R. part 382.103 determines that a positive test result is valid, the person or entity shall report the findings to the motor vehicle division of the taxation and revenue department. The motor vehicle division shall enter the report of a positive test result or refusal to submit to a test on the reported person's motor vehicle record so that it can be contained in the commercial driver's license information system pursuant to the New Mexico Commercial Driver's License Act [66-5-52 NMSA 1978].
D. The division shall keep the report of a positive test result or the refusal to submit to a test in the motor vehicle record of the driver for five years from the time the report was received by the motor vehicle division.
History: Laws 2007, ch. 151, § 1; 2009, ch. 200, § 2.
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