§11-113-9 - Revocation of laboratory license.

§11-113-9 Revocation of laboratory license.

         (a) The director shall revoke the license of any laboratory issued under this chapter if the director determines that the reliability and accuracy of substance abuse tests and the accurate reporting and confidentiality of test results by the laboratory can no longer be ensured.

         (b) The following factors shall be considered in determining whether revocation is necessary:

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         (1) Unsatisfactory performance in analyzing and reporting the results of drug tests;

         (2) Unsatisfactory results in performance testing or laboratory inspections;

         (3) Unsatisfactory participation in testing of specimens provided by the department;

         (4) A material violation of any licensure provision in this chapter;

         (5) Conviction for any criminal offense by key personnel of the laboratory in any incident directly related to the operations or maintenance of the laboratory, pursuant to chapter 831, Hawaii Revised Statutes;

         (6) Violation of any procedures which ensure confidentiality of substance abuse information; and

         (7) Any.other cause which materially affects the ability of the laboratory to ensure the reliability and accuracy of drug tests and the accurate reporting of results, as determined by the director.

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         (c) The period and terms of revocation shall be determined by the director and shall depend on the facts and circumstances of the revocation and the need to ensure accurate and reliable substance abuse testing.

        [Eff 1/23/92; am and comp OCT 19 2007 ] (Auth: HRS §§329B-4, 329B-8) (Imp: HRS §329B-4)

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