By: Haggerty H.B. No. 2363
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for
controlled substances required of defendants placed on community
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 11, Article 42.12, Code of Criminal
Procedure, is amended by adding Subsection (a-1) to read as
(a-1) A sample or specimen taken as part of a test for
controlled substances required of a defendant placed on community
supervision must be analyzed by a laboratory that is certified by
the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of
the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.