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Forensic Polygraph Examiners Act

Act 295 of 1972

AN Act to license and regulate persons who purport to be able to detect deception, verify truthfulness, or provide a diagnostic opinion of either through the use of any device or instrumentation as lie detectors, forensic polygraphs, deceptographs, emotional stress meters or similar or related devices and instruments; to create a state board of forensic polygraph examiners with licensing and regulatory powers over all such persons and instruments; to provide for administrative proceedings and court review; to establish minimum standards and requirements for all such instrumentation or devices and to prohibit the use of instruments or devices which do not meet minimum standards and requirements; and to provide for injunctions and penalties.

History: 1972, Act 295, Eff. Mar. 30, 1973 .

Compiler's Note: For transfer of powers and duties of certain occupational functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled at 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section

Topics Covered

338.1701

Short Title

338.1702

Persons not exempted from act.

338.1703

Definitions

338.1704

Minimum standards for instruments or devices.

338.1705

State board of forensic polygraph examiners; creation; appointment, terms, and qualifications of members; vacancy.

338.1706

State board of forensic polygraph examiners; election of officers; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; additional meetings; examinations for examiner's licenses; quorum; majority vote required; expenses; annual report; availability of report and other writings to public.

338.1707

Rules; filing of applications; collection and disposition of fees; order as prima facie proof; appropriation of funds.

338.1708

Activities requiring license.

338.1709

Examiner's license; issuance without examination; conditions and qualifications.

338.1710

Examiner's license; qualifications.

338.1711

Intern's license; qualifications.

338.1712

Temporary examiner's license; qualifications.

338.1713

Irrevocable consent by nonresident applicant to service of process.

338.1714

Reciprocity

338.1715

Fees

338.1716

Duration of licenses.

338.1717

Specific requirements as to licenses.

338.1718

Renewal of examiner's license.

338.1719

Refusal to issue or suspension or revocation of license; grounds.

338.1720

Investigating actions of applicant or licensee; motion or complaint; notice or charges; service of notice; hearing; evidence; continuance; location of hearing; closed hearing; request for public hearing.

338.1721

Surrender or seizure of license.

338.1722

Reinstatement of license.

338.1723

Transcripts and records of proceedings before board; motion for rehearing.

338.1724

Review

338.1725

Witnesses; documents.

338.1726

Repealed. 1982, Act 46, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983.

338.1726a

Administration of test by examiner or intern in violation of polygraph protection act of 1981; misdemeanor; penalty; liability to employee or applicant.

338.1727

Injunction

338.1728

Unlawful disclosures; exceptions.

338.1729

Violations; penalties.

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