Texas Human Resources Code - Section 61.0751. Subpoenas
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Section: 61.066 61.071 61.072 61.073 61.0731 61.074 61.075 61.0751 61.076 61.0761 61.0762 61.077 61.0772 61.078 61.079
§ 61.0751. SUBPOENAS. (a) A hearings examiner appointed
by the commission may issue a subpoena requiring the attendance of a
witness or the production of any record, book, paper, or document
the hearings examiner considers necessary for a determination of
treatment under Section 61.075.
(b) The hearings examiner may sign a subpoena and administer
(c) A peace officer, apprehension specialist, parole
officer, or other commission official may serve the subpoena in the
same manner as similar process in a court of record having original
jurisdiction of criminal actions is served.
(d) A person who testifies falsely, fails to appear when
subpoenaed, or fails or refuses to produce material under the
subpoena is subject to the same orders and penalties to which a
person taking those actions before a court is subject.
(e) On application of the commission, a court of record
having original jurisdiction of criminal actions may compel the
attendance of a witness, the production of material, or the giving
of testimony before the hearings examiner, by an attachment for
contempt or in the same manner as the court may otherwise compel the
production of evidence.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1294, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007