VA Form 10-0388-8 Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements for Grantees Other Than Individuals

VA Form 10-0388-8 or the "Certification Regarding Drug-free Workplace Requirements For Grantees Other Than Individuals" is a form issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Download a PDF version of the VA Form 10-0388-8 down below or find it on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Forms website.

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OMB Number: 2900-0661
Estimated Burden: 1 hour
CERTIFICATION REGARDING DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTEES OTHER THAN INDIVIDUALS
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
PROJECT LOCATION
FAI NUMBER
This certification is required by the regulations implementing the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, 38 CFR 44, Subpart F. The
regulations, published in the January 31, 1989, Federal Register (pages 4950-4952) require certification by grantees, prior to award,
that they will maintain a drug-free workplace. The certification set out below is a material representation of fact upon which reliance will
be placed when the agency determines to award the grant. False certification or violation of the certification shall be grounds for
suspension of payments, suspension or termination of grants, or government-wide suspension or debarment (see CFR Part 44, Section
44.100 through 44.420).
The undersigned certifies that it will provide a drug-free workplace by:
(1) Publishing a statement notifying employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a
controlled substance is prohibited in the grantee's workplace and specifying the actions that will be taken against employees for
violation of such prohibition;
(2) Establishing a drug-free awareness program to inform employees about:
(a) The dangers of drug abuse in the workplace;
(b) The grantee's policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace;
(c) Any available drug counseling, rehabilitation, and employee assistance programs; and
(d) The penalties that may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations occurring in the workplace;
(3) Making it a requirement that each employee to be engaged in the performance of the grant be given a copy of the statement
required by paragraph (1);
(4) Notifying the employee in the statement required by paragraph (1) that, as a condition of employment under the grant, the
employee will:
(a) Abide by the terms of the statement; and
(b) Notify the employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five
days after such conviction;
(5) Notifying the agency within ten days after receiving notice under subparagraph (4) (b) from an employee or otherwise receiving
actual notice of such convictions;
(6) Taking one of the following actions, within 30 days of receiving notice under subparagraph (4) (b), with respect to any employee
who is so convicted;
(a) Taking appropriate personnel action against such employee, up to and including termination; or
(b) Requiring such employee to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved for such
purposes by a Federal, State, or local health, law enforcement, or other appropriate agency;
(7) Making a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace through implementation of paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4),
(5) and (6).
CERTIFICATION - THE LAW PR0VIDES SEVERE PENALTIES FOR WILLFUL SUBMISSION OF FALSE INFORMATION.
NAME OF AUTHORIZED STATE OFFICIAL
TITLE OF AUTHORIZED STATE OFFICIAL
DATE (mm/dd/yyyy)
SIGNATURE
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to notify you that this information collection is in accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507 of this
Act. The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. We may not collect or sponsor and you are
not required to respond to, a collection unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This collection of information is collected under the authority of 38 U.S. Code Sections
8133(a) and 8135(a). VA will use this information, along with other documents submitted by the States to determine the feasibility of the projects for VA participation, to
meet VA requirements for a grant award and to rank the projects in establishing the annual fiscal year priority list. Although response is voluntary, VA will be unable to
authorize a grant without a complete package. Your failure to furnish this information will have no effect on any of other benefits to which you are entitled.
VA FORM
10-0388-8
PAGE 1 OF 1
JUL 2013
OMB Number: 2900-0661
Estimated Burden: 1 hour
CERTIFICATION REGARDING DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTEES OTHER THAN INDIVIDUALS
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
PROJECT LOCATION
FAI NUMBER
This certification is required by the regulations implementing the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, 38 CFR 44, Subpart F. The
regulations, published in the January 31, 1989, Federal Register (pages 4950-4952) require certification by grantees, prior to award,
that they will maintain a drug-free workplace. The certification set out below is a material representation of fact upon which reliance will
be placed when the agency determines to award the grant. False certification or violation of the certification shall be grounds for
suspension of payments, suspension or termination of grants, or government-wide suspension or debarment (see CFR Part 44, Section
44.100 through 44.420).
The undersigned certifies that it will provide a drug-free workplace by:
(1) Publishing a statement notifying employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a
controlled substance is prohibited in the grantee's workplace and specifying the actions that will be taken against employees for
violation of such prohibition;
(2) Establishing a drug-free awareness program to inform employees about:
(a) The dangers of drug abuse in the workplace;
(b) The grantee's policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace;
(c) Any available drug counseling, rehabilitation, and employee assistance programs; and
(d) The penalties that may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations occurring in the workplace;
(3) Making it a requirement that each employee to be engaged in the performance of the grant be given a copy of the statement
required by paragraph (1);
(4) Notifying the employee in the statement required by paragraph (1) that, as a condition of employment under the grant, the
employee will:
(a) Abide by the terms of the statement; and
(b) Notify the employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five
days after such conviction;
(5) Notifying the agency within ten days after receiving notice under subparagraph (4) (b) from an employee or otherwise receiving
actual notice of such convictions;
(6) Taking one of the following actions, within 30 days of receiving notice under subparagraph (4) (b), with respect to any employee
who is so convicted;
(a) Taking appropriate personnel action against such employee, up to and including termination; or
(b) Requiring such employee to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved for such
purposes by a Federal, State, or local health, law enforcement, or other appropriate agency;
(7) Making a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace through implementation of paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4),
(5) and (6).
CERTIFICATION - THE LAW PR0VIDES SEVERE PENALTIES FOR WILLFUL SUBMISSION OF FALSE INFORMATION.
NAME OF AUTHORIZED STATE OFFICIAL
TITLE OF AUTHORIZED STATE OFFICIAL
DATE (mm/dd/yyyy)
SIGNATURE
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to notify you that this information collection is in accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507 of this
Act. The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. We may not collect or sponsor and you are
not required to respond to, a collection unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This collection of information is collected under the authority of 38 U.S. Code Sections
8133(a) and 8135(a). VA will use this information, along with other documents submitted by the States to determine the feasibility of the projects for VA participation, to
meet VA requirements for a grant award and to rank the projects in establishing the annual fiscal year priority list. Although response is voluntary, VA will be unable to
authorize a grant without a complete package. Your failure to furnish this information will have no effect on any of other benefits to which you are entitled.
VA FORM
10-0388-8
PAGE 1 OF 1
JUL 2013

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