Substance Abuse Laws, Regulations and Rules

​​​​​​​​​​Below, you will find links to laws, regulations, case law, and the State Personnel Board Rule that guide the State's substance abuse program. 

​Federal Regulations

  • 49 C.F.R. Part 40​ - U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

  • 49 C.F.R. Part 382 - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Substance Abuse Programs for Drivers of Commercial​ Motor Vehicles

  • 49 C.F.R. Part 655 - Federal Transit Administration Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations

  • 33 C.F.R. Part 95​ - United States Coast Guard Rules for the Safe Operation of Vessels and Safety Management Systems​




Substance Abuse Laws, Regulations and Rules​
Gail Stowers

Policy & Compliance HR Specialist - Substance Abuse Testing




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Substance Abuse Laws, Regulations and Rules

State Laws and Regulations


O.C.G.A. 45-20-90, et seq.


O.C.G.A. 45-20-110, et seq.


Georgia Association of Educators v. Harris


State Personnel Board Rule 21

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