On May 14, 2009, FAA issued a final rule under 14 CFR Part 120 that became effective on July 13, 2009. This new part amends 14 CFR Part 121, including appendices I and J, Part 135, Part 61, 63, and 65, as well as Part 91 to combine all areas regarding the industry drug and alcohol testing requirements into a single part. Please note that no new requirements were added to this regulation.

A copy of this new part is available on the Federal Register (PDF).

If you have any questions regarding this final rule, please contact FAA's Drug Abatement Division point of contact:

Rafael Ramos, Drug Abatement Division Manager, AAM-800
FAA, Office of Aerospace Medicine
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20591
Phone: (202) 267-8442
Fax: (202) 267-5200
Email: drugabatement@faa.gov