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Short Titles as Introduced

Protecting Our Children Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 to provide an exemption from the protections of that Act with regard to certain prospective employees whose job would include caring for or interacting with children.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/02/2015Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
11/16/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
06/02/2015Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/02/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and the Workforce06/02/2015 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections11/16/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/02/2015)

Protecting Our Children Act

Amends the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 to exempt from its prohibition against lie detector use the employers of prospective employees who care for or supervise or interact with unsupervised children on a frequent basis.

Requires such prospective employees to be given reasonable written notice of the date, time, and location of the polygraph test and of their right to consult with legal counsel or an employee representative before each phase of the test.