Coast Guard Increases Random Testing Rate for 2019

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The United States Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register on December 28th that they are increasing the random drug testing rate for covered crewmembers for 2019 from 25% annually to 50% annually as a result of the MIS data for the most recent reporting year indicating that the positive rate is greater than 1%. For the official Federal Register announcement please see https://www.govinfo.gov/…/…/FR-2018-12-28/pdf/2018-28231.pdf