CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A bill proposed in the West Virginia House of Delegates would require three separate drug tests before teenagers could get a driver’s license. It is the latest in a string of proposals to expand government-mandated drug testing in the state.
The bill introduced Tuesday would require potential drivers to pass a drug test before they receive a learner’s permit, an intermediate license and a full license.READ MORE: 'I Was Terrified:' Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles
Last April, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed an executive order mandating drug testing for anyone who participates in government funded job-training programs.READ MORE: Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene
Currently there are proposed bills in the House that would require drug testing for individuals seeking welfare, expand drug testing for coal miners and require health care providers to release the drug testing records of minors to their parents.
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