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Many small school districts are affiliated through service units which are, in essence, a coalition of individual districts. Can these school districts have one common confidant for purposes of receiving results and keeping records?

Section § 382.401: Retention of records.

Guidance Q&A

Question 1: Many small school districts are affiliated through service units which are, in essence, a coalition of individual districts. Can these school districts have one common confidant for purposes of receiving results and keeping records?

Guidance: Yes. Employers may use agents to maintain the records, as long as they are in a secure location with controlled access. The employer must also make all records available for inspection at the employer’s principal place of business within two business days after a request has been made by Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) representative.

Regulatory Topic: Drug & Alcohol Testing – Record Retention
Published Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Issued Date: Friday, February 28, 2020