West Virginia state law restricts employers from requiring any employee, or prospective employee, to submit to a polygraph examination, lie detector, or other similar examination to evaluate truthfulness for the purpose of screening new hires or continuing the employment of any employee within this state, outside of a criminal investigation.
State law also sets the requirements and procedures for licensing polygraph examiners.
Polygraph Licensure Contacts
Polygraph Licensure Reference Information
Polygraph Licensure Statute
& Legislative Rule