The Federal Polygraph Law-The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988

December 2002

The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) establishes detailed rules that apply to polygraph and lie detector tests. This publication provides a useful analysis of the federal law and the laws of many states as well. It addresses coverage, government employers, exception for drug tests, procedural rules, posting rules, types of tests regulated, honesty tests, complete and partial exemptions, and pre-test requirements. To order this book, please visit