2013 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 22 - EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION (§§ 2001 - 2009)
Section 2001 - Definitions
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 29 - LABOR|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 29 - LABOR |
CHAPTER 22 - EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION
Sec. 2001 - Definitions
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 16, 2014|
|Short Titles||'Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988'."</p>|
|Source Credit||Pub. L. 100-347, §2, June 27, 1988, 102 Stat. 646.|
|Statutes at Large References||102 Stat. 646, 653|
|Public Law References||Public Law 100-347|
As used in this chapter:
The term "commerce" has the meaning provided by section 203(b) of this title.
The term "employer" includes any person acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee or prospective employee.
(3) Lie detector
The term "lie detector" includes a polygraph, deceptograph, voice stress analyzer, psychological stress evaluator, or any other similar device (whether mechanical or electrical) that is used, or the results of which are used, for the purpose of rendering a diagnostic opinion regarding the honesty or dishonesty of an individual.
The term "polygraph" means an instrument that—
(A) records continuously, visually, permanently, and simultaneously changes in cardiovascular, respiratory, and electrodermal patterns as minimum instrumentation standards; and
(B) is used, or the results of which are used, for the purpose of rendering a diagnostic opinion regarding the honesty or dishonesty of an individual.
The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Labor.
(Pub. L. 100–347, §2, June 27, 1988, 102 Stat. 646.)
Pub. L. 100–347, §11, June 27, 1988, 102 Stat. 653, provided that:
Pub. L. 100–347, §1, June 27, 1988, 102 Stat. 646, provided that: "This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988'."
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