Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Rule Rule 259-020-0160
Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal of a Polygraph Examiner or Trainee License

(1) In order to renew licensure as a polygraph examiner or trainee, a person must document current knowledge, skills or abilities as a polygraph examiner or trainee. Documentation of current knowledge, skills or abilities may be satisfied by completing continuing education requirements in accordance with this rule.
(2) A person must document a minimum of 15 hours of continuing education, per licensing period, at the time of application in order to be eligible to renew their license.
(3) Continuing education includes, but is not limited to:
(a) Seminars sponsored by regional and national polygraph associations; or
(b) Department approved training specifically related to the field of polygraphy.
(4) In order to satisfy the requirements for the renewal of a polygraph examiner or trainee license, the continuing education must have been completed within the 24 month period prior to the application for renewal of a license and documentation of completion of the continuing education must be submitted to the Department. Documentation includes, but is not limited to, a certificate or letter of completion.
(5) The polygraph examiner’s or trainee’s license will not be renewed until documentation of the completed continuing education requirements has been received by the Department.
(6) A licensed polygraph examiner or trainee may carry over up to 15 hours of unused continuing education from the current licensing renewal application to the next licensing renewal period provided that the unused hours still meet the requirements for section (3) of this rule.

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Jun. 8, 2021