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Introduced in Senate (10/31/1985)

Polygraph Protection Act of 1985 - Prohibits any employer from using any lie detector test or examination in the work place, for both pre-employment testing and testing in the course of employment.

Requires the Secretary of Labor to prepare and have printed notices setting forth this prohibition. Requires employers to post these notices.

Provides for remedies for violations of this Act as found in the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Exempts the following individuals from provisions of this Act: (1) Federal, State, and local employees; and (2) personnel of contractors of the Department of Defense with access to classified information