Maine Revised Statutes

§7352. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF).]

1. Board.  "Board" means the Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board under section 7371.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Commissioner.  "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Public Safety.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
2-A. Criminal justice agency.   "Criminal justice agency" has the same meaning as in Title 16, section 803, subsection 4.
[ 2015, c. 316, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Department.  "Department" means the Department of Public Safety.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
4. Instrument.  "Instrument" means a device used to test a subject to directly or indirectly detect deception or verify the truth of a statement by, at a minimum, recording visually, permanently and simultaneously a subject's cardiovascular, respiratory and electrodermal patterns.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
5. Intern.  "Intern" means a person who holds a polygraph examiner intern license under this chapter.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
5-A. Polygraph examination.   "Polygraph examination" means an examination conducted by a polygraph examiner that consists of a pre-test phase, an in-test phase and a post-test phase.
[ 2015, c. 316, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Polygraph examiner.  "Polygraph examiner" means a person licensed under this chapter to use an instrument.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
7. Polygraph examiner internship.  "Polygraph examiner internship" means a course of study of polygraph examinations and of the administration of polygraph examinations by an intern under the supervision and control of a polygraph examiner.
[ 2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW); 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 316, §3 (NEW). 2013, c. 316, §5 (AFF). 2015, c. 316, §1 (AMD).