Steroid Testing Facing Snag Over Supplements

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AUSTIN -- State officials are divided today over whether Texas should consider delaying its high school steroid testing program.

Concerns have been raised that over-the-counter dietary
supplements could cause positive tests.

Governor Rick Perry says it's better to get it right -- than get
it fast.

Perry says that could mean even waiting until after football
season, which starts August 30th.

Perry last month signed the testing program into law.

But Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst says there's no reason to
delay.

The University Interscholastic League is sending high schools a
D-V-D about steroids and testing -- with warnings that nutritional
supplements could affect test results.

A positive test mandates a 30-day suspension from play on the
first offense.