TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1286 TESTING OF BREATH, BLOOD AND URINE FOR ALCOHOL, OTHER DRUGS, AND INTOXICATING COMPOUNDS
SECTION 1286.330 URINE COLLECTION FOR DETERMINING THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL, OTHER DRUGS OR INTOXICATING COMPOUNDS


 

Section 1286.330  Urine Collection for Determining the Presence of Alcohol, Other Drugs or Intoxicating Compounds

 

UAC testing is not a preferred method of determining the amount of alcohol in a subject and the feasibility of other testing procedures should be explored before deciding UAC testing for alcohol concentration.  Urine is the preferred method for drug confirmation.  The following procedures shall be used to obtain a urine sample from a subject to determine the presence of alcohol, other drugs or intoxicating compounds:

 

a)         A sample of urine shall be collected in a manner to preserve the dignity of the individual and to ensure the integrity of the sample.

 

b)         A urine sample may be collected by the arresting officer, another law enforcement officer, an agency employee, or a hospital nurse who can authenticate the sample.  The officer, agency employee, or nurse shall be of the same sex as the subject undergoing testing.

 

c)         A urine sample of approximately 60 ml should be collected.

 

d)         Urine sample shall be collected in clean, dry containers.

 

e)         No preservatives shall be used.  The containers shall be closed.

 

f)         The containers shall be labeled with the name of the subject and the date of the collection.

 

g)         The urine samples shall be delivered as soon as practicable to a laboratory certified by the Department.

 

h)         The testing laboratory shall maintain any remaining sample for a period of six months after testing unless otherwise directed by the submitting agency or the appropriate prosecuting authority.

 

(Source:  Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 7305, effective May 1, 2007)