Existing law does not provide for a comprehensive method for legislative committees to subpoena witnesses and documents
This bill would provide standing committees of the House of Representatives and standing committees of the Senate with the authority to subpoena witnesses to testify before the committees and to subpoena documents as needed to conduct the business of the respective committee
This bill would further provide for enforcement by the circuit court regarding persons failing to properly respond to a legislative subpoena
This bill would provide for payment of certain expenses of witnesses
Relating to standing legislative committees; to provide the authority to subpoena witnesses and documents; and to provide for enforcement and witness compensation.
|March 14, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Internal Affairs|
|Bill Text||HB526 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|