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(A) Pre-licensing. All applicants for licensure must submit to a urine drug test as evidence that he/she does not use illegal drugs. The test shall be conducted by a local physician, lab or hospital in accordance with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (hereinafter, SAMSHA) standards. The applicant shall complete the test at a time and place specified by the office of the City Clerk.
(B) Random. The city also conducts random drug and alcohol testing. All licensees will be included in a random selection system. The random selection system shall provide an equal chance for each licensee to be selected for each random test. Accordingly, a particular licensee may be selected for successive tests or may not be selected at all during the licensing year. Random tests shall be reasonably spread throughout the year. The city shall annually test a minimum of 50% of its licensees for drugs and a minimum of 25% of its licensees for alcohol. Upon notification of selection, a licensee shall complete the test at a time and place specified by the office of the City Clerk. The test shall be conducted by a local physician, lab or hospital in accordance with SAMSHA standards. All random drug and alcohol tests shall be paid for by the city; however, any other costs associated with a second analysis of the licensee’s specimen, counseling, treatment, rehabilitation or other medical follow-up shall be paid for by the licensee.
(Ord. passed 4-7-98) Penalty, see § 118.99