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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 40. Department of Forensic Science
Chapter 30. Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs

6VAC40-30-50. Maintenance of approved status.

The department may require that a reevaluation be done as often as annually for routine purposes. If any modifications are made to any approved field test by the manufacturer, other than additions to the compounds in a presumptive mobile instrument's library, the department shall be notified in writing. These modifications shall include any chemical, procedural, instructional, or firmware or software modifications made to the field test. The department may require reevaluation of any approved field test upon receiving notification of any such modifications.

If unreported modifications are discovered by the department, the department may require a reevaluation of the approved field test at any time. The department shall notify the manufacturer in writing of this requirement.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-1110 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 1VAC30-90-20 derived from VR330-05-01 § 1, eff. April 8, 1992; amended and adopted as 6VAC20-220-50, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 4, eff. December 3, 2003; amended and renumbered as 6VAC40-30-50, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006; Volume 30, Issue 6, eff. January 3, 2014; Volume 37, Issue 1, eff. October 1, 2020.

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