Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 577
Public Safety Offenses
Section 577.026

August 28, 2013


Chemical tests, results, valid, when--department of health and senior services to approve methods and devices and establish standards.

577.026. 1. Chemical tests of the person's breath, blood, saliva, or urine to be considered valid under the provisions of sections 577.020 to 577.041, shall be performed according to methods and devices approved by the state department of health and senior services by licensed medical personnel or by a person possessing a valid permit issued by the state department of health and senior services for this purpose.

2. The state department of health and senior services shall approve satisfactory techniques, devices, equipment, or methods to conduct tests required by sections 577.020 to 577.041, and shall establish standards as to the qualifications and competence of individuals to conduct analyses and to issue permits which shall be subject to termination or revocation by the state department of health and senior services.

(L. 1982 S.B. 513)


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