5 U.S. Code § 8126 - Subpenas; oaths; examination of witnesses

§ 8126.
Subpenas; oaths; examination of witnesses
The Secretary of Labor, on any matter within his jurisdiction under this subchapter, may—
issue subpenas for and compel the attendance of witnesses within a radius of 100 miles;
administer oaths;
examine witnesses; and
require the production of books, papers, documents, and other evidence.
(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 545.)

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5 U.S.C. 780.

Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 458, § 29, 39 Stat. 748.

Oct. 14, 1949, ch. 691, § 205(c)(2), 63 Stat. 864.

The words “under this subchapter” are added to preserve the original grant of power in the Act of Sept. 7, 1916.

Administration of this subchapter was transferred to the Secretary of Labor by section 1 of 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 19, 64 Stat. 1271 (see section 8145).

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