29 U.S. Code § 2008 - Disclosure of information

(a) In general

A person, other than the examinee, may not disclose information obtained during a polygraph test, except as provided in this section.

(b) Permitted disclosuresA polygraph examiner may disclose information acquired from a polygraph test only to—
(1)
the examinee or any other person specifically designated in writing by the examinee;
(2)
the employer that requested the test; or
(3)
any court, governmental agency, arbitrator, or mediator, in accordance with due process of law, pursuant to an order from a court of competent jurisdiction.
(c) Disclosure by employerAn employer (other than an employer described in subsection (a), (b), or (c) of section 2006 of this title) for whom a polygraph test is conducted may disclose information from the test only to—
(1)
a person in accordance with subsection (b); or
(2)
a governmental agency, but only insofar as the disclosed information is an admission of criminal conduct.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective 6 months after June 27, 1988, except that rules and regulations shall be issued not later than 90 days after June 27, 1988, see section 11 of Pub. L. 100–347, set out as a note under section 2001 of this title.

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