TITLE 45
Towns and Cities

CHAPTER 45-5
Councils and Governing Bodies

SECTION 45-5-14


§ 45-5-14. Subpoena of witnesses.

Every town council, city council, school committee, or any committee of any of these bodies, may, by their presiding officers, issue subpoenas to witnesses to testify in any manner pending before them, may administer oaths to these witnesses, may compel their attendance, and may punish them for nonattendance by a fine not exceeding twenty dollars ($20.00).

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 360; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 537, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 45-5-14.)