Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 10. Employment Practices and Working Conditions
Section 37. Lie-Detector Tests.
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AS 23.10.037. Lie-Detector Tests.

(a) A person either personally or through an agent or representative may not request or suggest to an employee of the person or to an applicant for employment by the person or require as a condition of employment that the employee or applicant submit to an examination in which a polygraph or other lie-detecting device is used.

(b) The provisions of (a) of this section do not apply to the state or a political subdivision of the state when dealing with police officers in its employ or with persons applying to be employed as police officers. In this subsection, "police officers" includes officers and employees of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities who are stationed at an international airport and have been designated to have the general police powers authorized under AS 02.15.230 (a).

(c) In this section "person" includes the state and a political subdivision of the state.

(d) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction is punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both.


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