H.R. 6575 (96th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain practices in administering and using polygraph examinations for purposes of hiring, demoting, promoting, disciplining, and dismissing employees.


Feb 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Willie “Bill” Hefner

Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/22/1980--Introduced.Amends the Federal criminal code to specify prohibited activities with respect to the administration or use of a polygraph examination on behalf of an employer engaged in business affecting interstate ... Read more >

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Feb 22, 1980

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