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2-6-4Investigative authority of Government Operations and Audit Committee--Subpoenas.

The Government Operations and Audit Committee may examine all records and vouchers, summon witnesses by request or by issuing a subpoena, and thoroughly examine all expenditures and the general management of each department of state government. The Government Operations and Audit Committee may issue a subpoena for the person, documents, or both and use the procedure provided in chapter 21-34 to enforce its subpoena when the subject of the subpoena refuses to comply with the command to appear and testify before the committee. However, no subpoena may be issued until the decision to issue a subpoena by the Government Operations and Audit Committee has been ratified by the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council.

Source: SDC 1939, § 55.0610; SL 1953, ch 285; SL 1955, ch 234; SL 1957, ch 280; SL 1984, ch 14, § 2; SL 2000, ch 128, § 12; SL 2018, ch 26, § 1.

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