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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 120. Department of Professional And Occupational Regulation
Chapter 30. Regulations Governing Polygraph Examiners

18VAC120-30-50. Registration of polygraph examiner interns.

A. A polygraph examiner intern registration shall be issued to applicants who fulfill the requirements of 18VAC120-30-40 and the following:

1. The applicant has met the experience requirements by having a high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of five years experience as an investigator or detective, or in a field acceptable to the department that demonstrates the ability to practice polygraphy.

a. The applicant will be credited two years of the five years of experience required in subdivision 1 of this subsection if he has an associate degree from an accredited college or university.

b. The applicant will be credited all five years of experience required in subdivision 1 of this subsection if he has a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

2. The applicant has met the education requirements by either completing the required training in detection of deception at a polygraph school approved by the department, or by submitting evidence of satisfactory completion of substantially equivalent training if the polygraph school at which the applicant received the training in the detection of deception is not approved by the department.

B. An intern registration shall be valid for 12 months from the date of issue as indicated on the registration.

C. Each intern shall be supervised by a licensed polygraph examiner who meets the qualifications in 18VAC120-30-60.

D. A polygraph intern may apply for an extension of a polygraph intern registration after the expiration of the initial intern registration for no more than one year by submitting the fee referenced in 18VAC120-30-100. Additional extensions will be allowed if the individual repeats the education requirements set forth in subdivision A 2 of 18VAC120-30-50.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-1802.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR190-03-1 § 2.2, eff. March 27, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 19, eff. July 12, 1995; Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. August 1, 2007.

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