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Senate Bill 0086

Senate Bill 0086

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB86 (Updated April 14, 2011 2:42 pm - DI 84)

Unemployment benefits. Specifies the conditions for the payment of extended unemployment benefits after March 1, 2011. Requires that a drug test used for unemployment purposes be performed at a United States Department of Health and Human Services certified laboratory, with specimen collection performed by a collector certified by the United States Department of Transportation, and that the cost of the drug test be paid by the employer. Provides that an individual is considered to have refused an offer of suitable work if the individual: (1) tests positive for drugs after; or (2) refuses without good cause to submit to; a drug test required by a prospective employer as a condition of an offer of employment. Specifies the conditions under which a drug test is positive for purposes of the unemployment insurance system. Prohibits the admission of department of workforce development (department) records concerning the results of a drug test against a defendant in a criminal proceeding. Makes technical corrections.
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