Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers for 2018, 2813 [2018-00884]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 13 / Friday, January 19, 2018 / Notices CFR part 16.230(f)(2). MIS data for the most recent reporting year indicates that the positive rate is less than one percent. For 2018, the minimum random drug testing rate will continue at 25 percent of covered employees for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230(e). DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2009–0973] Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers for 2018 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of minimum random drug testing rate. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2018 minimum random drug testing rate at 25 percent of covered crewmembers. DATES: The minimum random drug testing rate is effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Marine employers must submit their 2017 Management Information System (MIS) reports no later than March 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Annual MIS reports may be submitted by electronic submission to the following email address: DAPI@ uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about this notice, please contact Mr. Patrick Mannion, Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Investigation Program Manager, Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis (CG–INV), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, telephone 202–372–1033. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard requires marine employers to establish random drug testing programs for covered crewmembers on inspected and uninspected vessels in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230. Every marine employer is required by 46 CFR 16.500 to collect and maintain a record of drug testing program data for each calendar year, and submit this data by 15 March of the following year to the Coast Guard in an annual MIS report. Each year, the Coast Guard will publish a notice reporting the results of random drug testing for the previous calendar year’s MIS data and the minimum annual percentage rate for random drug testing for the next calendar year. The purpose of setting a minimum random drug testing rate is to assist the Coast Guard in analyzing its current approach for deterring and detecting illegal drug abuse in the maritime industry. The Coast Guard announces that the minimum random drug testing rate for calendar year 2018 is 25 percent. The Coast Guard may increase this rate if MIS data indicates a qualitative deficiency of reported data or the positive random testing rate is greater than 1.0 percent in accordance with 46 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Jan 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dated: January 12, 2018. Jennifer F. Williams, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2009-0973]


Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers for 2018

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of minimum random drug testing rate.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2018 minimum random 
drug testing rate at 25 percent of covered crewmembers.

DATES: The minimum random drug testing rate is effective January 1, 
2018 through December 31, 2018.
    Marine employers must submit their 2017 Management Information 
System (MIS) reports no later than March 15, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Annual MIS reports may be submitted by electronic submission 
to the following email address: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about this notice, 
please contact Mr. Patrick Mannion, Drug and Alcohol Prevention and 
Investigation Program Manager, Office of Investigations and Casualty 
Analysis (CG-INV), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, telephone 202-372-
1033.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard requires marine employers to 
establish random drug testing programs for covered crewmembers on 
inspected and uninspected vessels in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230. 
Every marine employer is required by 46 CFR 16.500 to collect and 
maintain a record of drug testing program data for each calendar year, 
and submit this data by 15 March of the following year to the Coast 
Guard in an annual MIS report.
    Each year, the Coast Guard will publish a notice reporting the 
results of random drug testing for the previous calendar year's MIS 
data and the minimum annual percentage rate for random drug testing for 
the next calendar year. The purpose of setting a minimum random drug 
testing rate is to assist the Coast Guard in analyzing its current 
approach for deterring and detecting illegal drug abuse in the maritime 
industry.
    The Coast Guard announces that the minimum random drug testing rate 
for calendar year 2018 is 25 percent. The Coast Guard may increase this 
rate if MIS data indicates a qualitative deficiency of reported data or 
the positive random testing rate is greater than 1.0 percent in 
accordance with 46 CFR part 16.230(f)(2). MIS data for the most recent 
reporting year indicates that the positive rate is less than one 
percent.
    For 2018, the minimum random drug testing rate will continue at 25 
percent of covered employees for the period of January 1, 2018 through 
December 31, 2018 in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230(e).

    Dated: January 12, 2018.
Jennifer F. Williams,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2018-00884 Filed 1-18-18; 8:45 am]
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