Steroid testing on the way to the Governor

Austin, TX –

Texas public high school athletes would face mandatory random steroid testing under a bill given final approval Monday by the Legislature and sent to Governor Rick Perry.

If Perry allows the bill to become law - he has not publicly expressed opposition - the state could begin testing tens of thousands of students at the start of the coming football season. It would be the largest high school steroids testing program in the country. The House sponsor was Representative Dan Flynn, who represents Hunt County.