§7371. Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/32/title32sec7371.html
Published: 2015

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§7371. Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board








1. Establishment; advise commissioner. 
The Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board, as established by Title 5, section 12004-I,
subsection 74-H, shall act as an advisory board to the commissioner on issues relating
to the licensing and regulation of polygraph examiners.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








2. Members. 
The board consists of 5 members appointed by the Governor as follows:





A. Two polygraph examiners, each of whom is a polygraph examiner for a state, county
or municipal law enforcement agency; [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











B. Two polygraph examiners who are polygraph examiners in a commercial field; and [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











C. One member who represents the public. [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]








[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








3. Residency. 
A member of the board must have been a resident of this State for at least 2 years
immediately preceding the date of appointment.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








4. Active engagement. 
Except for the member of the board who represents the public, a member of the board
must be actively engaged as a polygraph examiner on the date of appointment to the
board.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








5. Employment. 
No 2 board members may be employed by the same employer.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








6. Meetings. 
The board shall meet as needed, but at least twice annually.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








7. Terms. 
Board members serve 3-year terms.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








8. Vacancies. 
If a vacancy occurs on the board, the Governor shall appoint a successor to fill
the unexpired term.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








9. Chair. 
The board shall select from among its members a chair to serve for a 2-year term.


[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]








10. Powers and duties. 
The board shall:





A. Advise the commissioner on proposed rules; [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











B. At the request of the commissioner, review written examinations for polygraph examiner
license applicants and provide advice regarding polygraph examiner internship requirements; [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











C. At the request of the commissioner, provide advice on granting, suspending and revoking
the licenses of polygraph examiners; [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











D. Propose standards governing the conduct of persons licensed under this chapter, which
may be incorporated by reference into rules adopted by the commissioner; and [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]











E. At the request of the commissioner, provide advice and information on any matters
the commissioner determines appropriate or necessary to administer this chapter. [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]








[
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW);
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW).
2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).