Nevada Labor and Industrial Relations

Sec. § 613.440
Definitions.


As used in NRS 613.440 to 613.510, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1.

“Employer” includes any person acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee or prospective employee.

2.

“Lie detector” means a polygraph, voice stress analyzer, psychological stress evaluator or any other similar device, whether mechanical or electrical, that is used, or the results of which are used, for the purpose of rendering a diagnostic opinion regarding the honesty or dishonesty of an individual.

3.

“Polygraph” means an instrument that:

(a)

Visually, permanently and simultaneously records cardiovascular activity, respiratory activity and changes in skin resistance; and

(b)

Is used, or the results of which are used, for the purpose of rendering a diagnostic opinion regarding the veracity of any statement made by the person examined.

4.

“Polygraphic examination” means a test administered with a polygraph.
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