Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-6.1
Lie Detector Tests as Conditions of Employment

SECTION 28-6.1-1

§ 28-6.1-1. Lie detector tests prohibited.

(a) No employer or agent of any employer shall either orally or in writing request, require, or subject any employee to any lie detector tests as a condition of employment or continued employment.

(b) Written examinations as defined in § 28-6.1-4 may be used as long as the results of the written examinations are not used to form the primary basis for an employment decision.

(c) It is not a valid defense brought under this chapter that the lie detector test was administered outside the state for the purpose of employment within the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1964, ch. 229, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 398, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 159, § 2.)