CHAPTER 205

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 236

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SUBPOENA POWERS OF THE AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 29, Title 29, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new Section 2910 to read as follows:

"§2910. Subpoena Powers

(a) In connection with other powers of the Auditor of Accounts, he shall have the power to administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents by the filing of a praecipe for a subpoena with the Prothonotary of any county of this State.

(b) A subpoena issued under this section shall be effective throughout this State.

(c) Service of such a subpoena shall be made by any sheriff of this State by serving the person to whom it is addressed personally or by leaving it at his usual place of abode with a person of suitable age and discretion residing therein.

(d) Failure to obey a subpoena shall be punishable under the Rules of the Superior Court."

Approved July 19, 1983.