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.

Introduced:

Feb 22, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Willie “Bill” Hefner
Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district
Democrat

See Instead:

H.R. 7361 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 14, 1980

H.R. 6797 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 12, 1980

H.R. 6696 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 4, 1980

H.R. 6592 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 25, 1980

H.R. 6591 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 25, 1980

About the bill

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 ...

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H.R. 7361 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 1980

H.R. 6797 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 1980

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History

Introduced
Feb 22, 1980

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