SECTION 1. Section 19B of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (2) and inserting in place thereof the following new subsection
“(2) It shall be unlawful for any employer or his agent, with respect to any of his employees, or any person applying to him for employment, excluding any person applying for employment as a police officer, to subject such person to, or request such person to take a lie detector test within or without the commonwealth, or to discharge, not hire, demote or otherwise discriminate against such person for the assertion of rights arising hereunder. This section shall not apply to lie detector tests administered by law enforcement agencies as may be otherwise permitted in criminal investigations.”
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