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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 02-37


Title 255--LOCAL


Urine Screens for Controlled Substances--Confirmation Testing; No. 120 MI 01

[32 Pa.B. 248]

Administrative Order 28-2001

   And Now, this 21st day of December, 2001, in order to access the costs of confirmation testing for urine screens of defendants who test positive, it is hereby

   Ordered and Decreed that, effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas Establishes the following procedure:

   1. If a defendant tests positive for a controlled substance, the defendant Shall report to the Carbon-Monroe-Pike Drug & Alcohol Commission for a Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) Confirmation Test.

   2. If the GCMS Confirmation Test is positive, the cost of the test Shall be added to the record costs by the Clerk of Courts Office.

   3. The Adult Probation Office Shall notify the Clerk of Courts Office of all positive GCMS Confirmation Tests.

   The Carbon County District Court Administrator is Ordered and Directed to do the following:

   1.  File seven (7) certified copies of this Administrative Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

   2.  File two (2) certified copies and one (1) diskette with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   3.  File one (1) certified copy with the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee.

   4.  Forward one (1) copy for publication in the Carbon County Law Journal.

   5.  Forward one (1) copy to the Carbon County Law Library.

   6.  Keep continuously available for public inspection copies of the Order in the Clerk of Court's Office.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 02-37. Filed for public inspection January 11, 2002, 9:00 a.m.]

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