40 Tex. Admin. Code § 819.45 - Subpoena

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

(a) The CRD director shall have the authority to sign and issue a subpoena to compel the attendance of necessary witnesses for examination or testimony under oath or affirmation, and to compel the production of records, documents, and other evidence relevant to the investigation of alleged violations of Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21, for inspection and copying. Neither the complainant nor the respondent shall have the right to demand that a subpoena be issued.
(b) A person served with a subpoena issued by the CRD director who does not intend to comply may petition CRD in writing to revoke or modify the subpoena within five working days after receipt of the subpoena. Such petition shall identify separately each portion of the subpoena with which the petitioner does not intend to comply, and for each portion shall state the grounds upon which the petitioner relies. A copy of the subpoena shall be attached to the petition. The CRD director shall review the petition and make a final determination on revoking or modifying the subpoena. CRD shall provide a copy of the final determination on the petition to the petitioner by mail, or electronic communication upon agreement of the petitioner.
(c) If a person fails to comply with a subpoena, CRD may apply to the district court of the county in which the person is found, resides, or transacts business for an order directing compliance pursuant to Texas Labor Code § 21.306(b).

Notes

40 Tex. Admin. Code § 819.45
The provisions of this §819.45 adopted to be effective September 27, 2005, 30 TexReg 6065; amended to be effective June 16, 2014, 39 TexReg 4659

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