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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AB18 Publication ID: Spring 2010 
Title: +CMV Driver Positive Controlled Substances and Alcohol Test Results Database 
Abstract: This rulemaking would create a central database for verified positive controlled substances and alcohol test results for commercial driver´s license (CDL) holders and refusals by such drivers to submit to testing. This rulemaking would require employers of CDL holders and service agents to report positive test results and refusals to test into the database. Prospective employers, acting on an application for a CDL driver position with the applicant's written consent to access the database, would query the database to determine if any specific information about the specific driver applicant is in the database before allowing the applicant to be hired and to drive CMVs. This rulemaking is intended to increase highway safety by ensuring CDL holders, who have tested positive or have refused to submit to testing, have completed the U.S. DOT´s return-to-duty process before driving CMVs in interstate or intrastate commerce. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 382   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 31306   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2010    
Additional Information: The Senate has been drafting a bill preliminarily entitled "Truck Driver Drug Use Reduction for Safe Road Act" in the spring of 2009, which includes provisions for a Drug and Alcohol Test Clearinghouse that may affect this proceeding.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
David Miller
Regulatory Development Division
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
MC-PRR, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-5370
Email: fmcsaregs@dot.gov