Maine Revised Statutes

§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).