2.1009 Notice to witnesses.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 2.1009 ]

(a) Service of a subpoena authorized by this chapter shall be made in the manner provided by law for the service of subpoenas in civil actions at least 7 days prior to the time fixed in the subpoena for appearance or production of records unless a shorter period of time is authorized by majority vote of all of the members of the committee in a particular instance when, in their opinion, the giving of 7 days’ notice is not practicable; but if a shorter period of time is authorized, the person to whom the subpoena is directed shall be given reasonable notice consistent with the particular circumstances involved.

(b) Any person who is served with a subpoena also shall be served with a copy of the resolution or statute establishing the committee, a copy of the rules under which the committee functions, a general statement informing him of the subject matter of the committee’s investigation or inquiry and, if personal appearance is required, a notice that he may be accompanied by counsel of his own choosing.

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