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Subchapter E, License Requirements

1703.201. License Required
(a) A person may not use an instrument, including a polygraph, to detect
deception or verify the truth of a statement unless the person is licensed
under this chapter.

(b) A person may not represent that the person is a polygraph examiner or
refer to the person by another title that indicates or is intended to
indicate that the person is qualified to use an instrument to detect
deception or verify the truth of a statement unless the person is licensed
under this chapter.

Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
 


 

Subchapter G, Practice by License Holder

1703.305. Minimum Instrumentation Requirements
(a) An instrument used by a polygraph examiner, in addition to recording
visually, permanently, and simultaneously a subject's cardiovascular and
respiratory patterns, may also record patterns of other physiological
changes.

(b) A polygraph examiner who uses an instrument that does not comply with
the instrumentation requirements of Subsection (a) is subject to penalties
and may be enjoined in the manner provided by this chapter.

Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.


 


Texas Polygraph Examiners Board
5805 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752
Toll-Free: 866-448-8610
Phone: 512-424-2058
Fax: 512-424-5739
polygraph.board@mail.capnet.state.tx.us
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4087, Austin 78773-0001
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