The Vermont Statutes Online
22. Complaint filed in the superior court to compel testimony or production of
(a) If a person
does not comply with a legislative subpoena, a superior court may compel the
attendance of the person, the giving of testimony, and the production of papers
or other evidence, as required by the subpoena.
(b) A person may
refuse to comply with a legislative subpoena on the grounds of a valid
(c) The general
assembly, by a majority vote of those present in either house, or any committee
of the general assembly having subpoena authority by a majority vote of its
membership, may initiate proceedings under this section by filing a complaint
with the court asking that the witness be so compelled.
(d) The failure
of any witness to comply with an order of the court issued under this section
shall constitute contempt of court. (Added 1993, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)