policy Drug-Free Workplace modified Mon Oct 10 2022 08:33:10 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
University of Louisville
May 1, 1992
This policy applies to University Administrators, Faculty, Staff, and Students.
The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of controlled substances is prohibited in and on any property owned or controlled by the university. (University's Drug Free Policy Statement)
Any university employee determined to have violated this policy is guilty of misconduct subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination, under procedures of The Redbook or PER-5.01, Discipline.
In order to comply with federal law, the university requires that an employee notify the Vice President for Human Resources of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction.
- Conviction: A finding of guilt (including a plea of nolo contendere) or imposition of sentence, or both, by any judicial body charged with the responsibility to determine violations of federal or state criminal drug statutes.
- Criminal drug statute: Any criminal statute involving manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance.
- Controlled substance: A controlled substance defined in schedules I through V of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812). Possession of a controlled substance pursuant to a valid prescription or other use allowed by law is not unlawful.
Process for HR Criminal Drug Offense Reporting (DOC) for compliance with 29 CFR 89.635.
Vice President for Human Resources
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION
215 Central Avenue, Suite 205
Revision Date(s): December 14, 2021 (minor edits); August 24, 2022 (minor edit)
Reviewed Date(s): March 8, 2016
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