MCL - Section 338.1704

FORENSIC POLYGRAPH EXAMINERS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 295 of 1972


338.1704 Minimum standards for instruments or devices.

Sec. 4.

     A person shall not use, or attempt to use any instrument or device for the purpose of detecting deception, verifying truthfulness or assisting in the reporting of a diagnostic opinion as to either of these unless such instrument or device, as minimum standards, shall be capable of recording visually, permanently and simultaneously indications of a person's cardiovascular pattern and changes therein, and a person's respiratory pattern and changes therein. Indications of other psychophysiological changes or bodily responses in addition may also be recorded. The operation, use or attempted use of any instrument or device for the purposes described which does not meet these minimum requirements shall be subject to penalties and may be enjoined as provided in this act.


History: 1972, Act 295, Eff. Mar. 30, 1973
Compiler's Notes: 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 MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For abolishment of the state board of forensic polygraph examiners and transfer of its powers and duties to the department of labor and economic growth, see E.R.O. No. 2007-18, compiled at MCL 445.2024.