An Act To Amend the Polygraph Examiners Act
Sec. 1. 32 MRSA §7352, sub-§§2-A and 5-A are enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 32 MRSA §7365, sub-§1, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 316, §3 and affected by §5, is amended to read:
Sec. 3. 32 MRSA §7365, sub-§§2 and 4, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 316, §3 and affected by §5, are amended to read:
Nothing in this chapter prohibits the use of statements or disclosures voluntarily made by the subject of a polygraph examination from being used in the course of a criminal investigation or prosecution, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sec. 4. 32 MRSA §7367 is enacted to read:
§ 7367. Examination considered complete
A person to whom a polygraph examination is administered is considered to have taken the polygraph examination if the person participates to any extent in the formalities of the pre-test phase of the polygraph examination.
Sec. 5. 32 MRSA §7381, sub-§1, ¶B, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 316, §3 and affected by §5, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
(1) For an initial polygraph examiner license, $100;
(2) For a renewal of a polygraph examiner license, $100; and
(3) For a polygraph examiner intern license, $50.
Sec. 6. 32 MRSA §7381, sub-§2, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 316, §3 and affected by §5, is amended to read:
Sec. 7. 32 MRSA §7382, sub-§1, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 316, §3 and affected by §5, is amended to read:
(1) Holds a baccalaureate degree from a an accredited college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the commissioner; or
(2) Has at least 5 years of active investigative experience with , including 3 years on a full-time basis, as a sworn member of an investigative service of the United States as a sworn member of a branch of the United States Armed Forces, a federal investigative agency or a law enforcement agency immediately preceding the date of application;