Steroids Testing Not Yet In Place

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DALLAS -- High school football in Texas kicks off this week with nearly 500 games -- and still not one player has been tested for steroids by the state.

When that will happen remains unclear.

The Houston lawmaker who wrote the mandatory random steroids
testing bill today said it it could be October before the first
Texas high school athlete is tested.

State Senator Kyle Janek told The Associated Press that he
doesn't know that September is very likely at this point.

No company has been hired to implement the three million dollar
legislative mandate.

The University Interscholastic League today declined to commit
to a timetable on when testing will begin.

State officials are still sorting through proposals from 14
companies whose bids were due to the UIL in late July.