(a) In generalThe Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure that—
by not later than 2 years after January 4, 2011, all applicants for law enforcement positions with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (except as provided in subsection (b)) receive polygraph examinations before being hired for such a position; and
by not later than 180 days after January 4, 2011, U.S. Customs and Border Protection initiates all periodic background reinvestigations for all law enforcement personnel of U.S. Customs and Border Protection that should receive periodic background reinvestigations pursuant to relevant policies of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in effect on the day before January 4, 2011.
(b) WaiverThe Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection may waive the polygraph examination requirement under subsection (a)(1) for any applicant who—
is a veteran (as defined in section 2108 of title 5).
(Pub. L. 111–376, § 3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 4104; Pub. L. 114–279, § 5, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1422.)