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(10) The employee under interrogation shall have the

right to be represented by counsel or other representative as

provided by existing Federal and State law.

(11) No employee may be compelled to submit to a

polygraph examination. No disciplinary action or other

recrimination may be taken against an employee for refusing

to submit to a polygraph examination. No testimony or

evidence shall be admissible at a subsequent hearing, trial

or proceeding, judicial or administrative, to the effect that

the employee refused to take a polygraph examination.

(12) No employee may be subjected to or threatened with

adverse employment action as a result of the exercise of the

rights afforded to employees under this act.

(13) No employees may be required to disclose greater

information as to property, income, assets, source of income,

debts or personal or domestic expenditures, including those

of any member of the employee's family or household, than the

principal elected officials of the department are required to

disclose, unless the nature of the investigation necessitates

the disclosure of the information and the information is

obtained under proper legal procedures.

Section 5. Civil suits by correctional officers.

A correctional officer shall have a cause of action against a

person for damages suffered as a result of a complaint filed

against the correctional officer by the person which complaint

is found to be:

(1) without merit and frivolous; or

(2) without merit and made in bad faith.

Section 6. Impact of collective bargaining agreements.

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