(a) In general
In order to be eligible for grants under this subchapter, a
State, Indian tribal government, territorial government, or unit of
local government shall certify that, not later than 3 years after
January 5, 2006, their laws, policies, or practices will ensure
that no law enforcement officer, prosecuting officer or other
government official shall ask or require an adult, youth, or child
victim of an alleged sex offense as defined under Federal, tribal,
State, territorial, or local law to submit to a polygraph
examination or other truth telling device as a condition for
proceeding with the investigation of such an offense.
The refusal of a victim to submit to an examination described in
subsection (a) of this section shall not prevent the investigation,
charging, or prosecution of the offense.