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Senate Bill No. 193

Public Act No. 15-72

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF HAIR FOLLICLE DRUG TESTING BY CLINICAL LABORATORIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) No clinical laboratory, as defined in section 19a-30 of the general statutes, that offers hair follicle drug testing as part of its array of diagnostic testing services shall refuse to administer a hair follicle drug test that has been ordered by a physician or physician assistant, licensed under chapter 370 of the general statutes, or an advanced practice registered nurse, licensed under chapter 378 of the general statutes.

Approved June 19, 2015