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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 21. LABOR

ARTICLE 1D. WEST VIRGINIA ALCOHOL AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

§21-1D-4. Drug-free workplace policy required for public improvement construction.

Except as provided in section eight of this article, no public authority may award a public improvement contract which is to be let to bid to a contractor unless the terms of the contract require the contractor and its subcontractors to implement and maintain a written drug-free workplace policy in compliance with this article and the contractor and its subcontractors provide a sworn statement in writing, under the penalties of perjury, that they maintain a valid drug-free workplace policy in compliance with this article.The public improvement contract shall provide for the following:

(1) That the contractor implements its drug-free workplace policy;

(2) Cancellation of the contract by the awarding public authority if the contractor:

(A) Fails to implement its drug-free workplace policy;

(B) Fails to provide information regarding implementation of the contractor's drug-free workplace policy at the request of the public authority; or

(C) Provides to the public authority false information regarding the contractor's drug-free workplace policy.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2020 Regular Session
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