81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 8 of 126
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2 I1 ib) In an examination or investigation under this chapter,
3 the Gepartment may compel the attendance of witnesses and may issue
4 subpoenas for witnesses in accordance with rules prescribed by the
5 department. The officer to whom process is directed shall serve it.
6 (c) A witness who appears before the department by order of
7 the department at a place outside the county where the witness
8 resides is entitled to receive for the witness's attendance:
9 (1) $1 for each day= and
o i.i (2) three cents for each mile the witness travels, by
11 the nearest practical route, in going to and returning from that
13 (d) On the presentation of proper vouchers, sworn to by the
14 witness and approved by the department, the comptroller shall pay
15 the witness the amount to which the witness is entitled.
16 (e) A witness is not entitled to fees or mileage if, when
17 summoned at the request of a railroad, the witness:
18 (1) is directly or indirectly interested in the
20 Ir (2) is in any way interested in stock, a bond, a
21 mortgage, or a security, or the earnings of the railroads or
22 (3) was an officer, agent, or employee of the
24 (f) A witness furnished with free transportation may not
25 rece ve pay for the distance the witness travels on the free
27 ' ' (g) The department may issue an attachment as in civil cases
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85, legislative document, May 20, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth310917/m1/8/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.