49 CFR 219.1 - Purpose and scope.

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§ 219.1 Purpose and scope.

(a) The purpose of this part is to prevent accidents and casualties in railroad operations that result from impairment of employees by alcohol or drugs.

(b) This part prescribes minimum Federal safety standards for control of alcohol and drug use. This part does not restrict a railroad from adopting and enforcing additional or more stringent requirements not inconsistent with this part.

[ 66 FR 41973, Aug. 9, 2001, as amended at 81 FR 37922, June 10, 2016]

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Title 49 published on 19-May-2018 04:47

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 219 after this date.

  • 2017-12-28; vol. 82 # 248 - Thursday, December 28, 2017
    1. 82 FR 61485 - Drug and Alcohol Testing: Determination of Minimum Random Testing Rates for 2018
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Notification of determination.
      This notification of determination is effective December 28, 2017.
      49 CFR Part 219