What legislation applies to polygraph?
Licensing: Many states and some local jurisdictions have laws requiring licensure or certification for polygraph examiners. Most laws require formal instruction, an internship training period and successful completion of a licensing examination. For example, the following are basic requirements for licensure in one state:
A person is qualified to receive a license as an examiner:
• who establishes that he or she is a person of good moral character; and,
• who has passed an examination conducted by the Licensing Committee, or under its supervision. to determine his or her competency to obtain a license to practice as an examiner and
• who has conferred upon him or her an academic degree, at the baccalaureate level, from an accredited collect or university; and,
• who has satisfactorily completed 6 months of study in the detection of deception, as prescribed by rule.