Title 49: Transportation
Subtitle A: Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PART 40: PROCEDURES FOR TRANSPORTATION WORKPLACE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAMS
Subpart R: Public Interest Exclusions
40.385 - Who bears the burden of proof in a PIE proceeding
(a) As the proponent of issuing a PIE, the initiating official bears the burden of proof.
(b) This burden is to demonstrate, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the service agent was in serious noncompliance with the requirements of this part for drug and/or alcohol testing-related services or with the requirements of another DOT agency drug and alcohol testing regulation.