(1) Any law enforcement officer, state or county probation officer, employee of the Department of Corrections, or employee of a contracted community correctional center who is certified by the Department of Corrections pursuant to subsection (2) may administer a urine screen drug test to:

(a) Persons during incarceration;

Terms Used In Florida Statutes 945.36

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
(b) Persons released as a condition of probation for either a felony or misdemeanor;
(c) Persons released as a condition of community control;
(d) Persons released as a condition of conditional release;
(e) Persons released as a condition of parole;
(f) Persons released as a condition of provisional release;
(g) Persons released as a condition of pretrial release; or
(h) Persons released as a condition of control release.
(2) The Department of Corrections shall develop a procedure for certification of any law enforcement officer, state or county probation officer, employee of the Department of Corrections, or employee of a contracted community correctional center to perform a urine screen drug test on the persons specified in subsection (1).