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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
 
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Regulations Governing Polygraph Examiners [18 VAC 120 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for polygraph examiners.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 18
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the polygraphy profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Eric L. Olson  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: polygraph@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-7226    FAX: (866)430-1033    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Review of Standards of Practice and Conduct NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2022 Temporary Fee Reduction for Renewal and Reinstatement Fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/01/2022.
Amend Renewal and Reinstatement Requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2022.
Amendments to Incorporate Changes from Marijuana Legalization
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2021.
2020 Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2020.
Polygraph Examiners 2018 Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2018.
General Review 2009 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2014.
Amendment to Regulations Governing Polygraph Examiners to increase fees. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2007.
Amendment to Regulations Governing Polygraph Examiners Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2007.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment to Polygraph Examiners Regulations to adjust fees in accordance with the Callahan Act. Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 12/09/2005 before DPB completed its review.
General Review NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 03/27/2009 after the comment period had ended.
Amendment to Polygraph Examiners Regulations Proposed Stage withdrawn on 03/19/2003 after the comment period had ended.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/27/2019 Completed Retain As Is
11/24/2015 Completed Retain As Is
3/19/2012 Completed Retain As Is