Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.00741
Polygraph Examinations for Certain Officers and Employees


(a)

The department may require a commissioned or noncommissioned officer or employee of the department to submit to the administration of a polygraph examination administered by a polygraph examiner if:

(1)

the officer or employee is assigned to a position that requires the officer or employee to work with a federal agency on national security issues; and

(2)

the federal agency requires that the officer or employee submit to a polygraph examination.

(b)

If an officer or employee does not submit to the administration of a polygraph examination required under Subsection (a), the department may, as applicable:

(1)

remove the officer or employee from an assignment to a position described by Subsection (a)(1); or

(2)

refuse to assign the officer or employee to that position.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 362 (S.B. 295), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
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