2.1008 Issuance of subpoenas and filing of suit.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 2.1008 ]

(a) By majority vote of all its members, an investigating committee may issue subpoenas, including subpoenas duces tecum, requiring the appearance of persons, production of relevant records, and the giving of relevant testimony.

(c) An investigating committee is authorized to file any action in the High Court, which is directly related to the conduct and purpose of its investigation. Such action must be approved by a majority vote of all its members and be duly recorded in the minutes of a committee meeting.

History: 1977, PL 15-56; amd 1988, PL 20-78.

Case Notes:

A Committee of one house is a committee “of the Legislature.” Senate Select Investigating Committee v. Horning, 3 A.S.R.2d 14 (1986).