NRS 648.185
Approval of polygraph required

  • conditional approval.


Each instrument used to conduct a polygraphic examination must be of a type approved by the Board. The Board shall approve instruments which:


Are of commercial manufacture;


Visually, permanently and simultaneously record on a moving graph, physiological effects, including cardiovascular activity, respiratory activity and changes in skin resistance, as well as any other activity which the Board deems relevant to the purposes of a polygraphic examination; and


Meet the minimum standards of accuracy and reliability adopted by the Board.


Nothing in this chapter restricts the development of instruments or electronic or mechanical devices to record physiological events for the purpose of forming an opinion concerning the veracity of a statement made by the person examined.


The Board may grant conditional approval to instruments for use in research.

Source: Section 648.185 — Approval of polygraph required; conditional approval., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-648.­html#NRS648Sec185.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 648.185’s source at nv​.us