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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 39B: Procedural rules and policies for testing and analysis of drug samples; quality assurance program

Section 39B. The director of the crime laboratory within the department shall establish procedural rules and policies governing the department's testing and analysis of drug samples and shall establish a quality assurance program for the department, which shall include proficiency standards for its laboratories and analysts responsible for performing drug testing and analysis. The procedural rules and quality assurance program shall be compatible with the laboratory's accreditation procedural rules and shall establish compatible laboratory techniques, laboratory equipment, supplies, computer software and acceptance criteria for laboratory accreditation.