(a)  A polygraph examiner shall not conduct an examination unless the instrument used makes a simultaneous recording of at least three physiological tracings including the pneumo cardio and electrodermal changes. This recording must be in a form capable of review by another polygraph examiner and shall be available to the Board or its designated representative. This requirement shall not prohibit recording additional physiological phenomena on the same charts.

(b)  A polygraph examiner shall not conduct an examination on an instrument unless the examiner has ensured the instrument is functioning as designed.

(c)  A polygraph examiner shall:

(1)           complete a functionality check or calibration of the instrument at time intervals that comply with the manufacturer's recommendations; and

(2)           maintain a signed and dated record of the charts collected during the functionality check or calibration for a period of three years.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74C-5;

Eff. June 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2014; August 1, 1998; December 1, 1985;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .0504 Eff. July 1, 2015;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.