2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 44 - Trade and Commerce
§ 44-1280 Subpoena; failure to supply information or obey subpoena; confidentiality of information; violation; classification
44-1280. Subpoena; failure to supply information or obey subpoena; confidentiality of information; violation; classification
A. The county attorney or attorney general, in addition to other powers conferred on him by this article, may issue and serve in the manner provided under section 13-4072 a subpoena to a custodian of records of a public service corporation as defined by section 40-341 requesting:
1. The name and billing address for a subscriber.
2. The physical location of the service address assigned to a subscriber.
3. The long-distance service provider.
4. Subscriber credit information.
B. If a custodian of records of a public service corporation fails or refuses to fully comply with a subpoena issued under this section, the county attorney or attorney general may file a petition with the superior court and, after notice and hearing on the petition, request the following orders until the custodian of records complies:
1. Adjudging the custodian of records or corporation in contempt of court.
2. Granting such other relief as the court deems proper.
3. Granting reasonable attorney fees to the state or county.
C. If the county attorney or attorney general determines that disclosure to the custodian of records of a public service corporation of the evidence relied on to establish reasonable cause would not be in the best interests of the investigation, he may request and the court may examine the evidence in camera and thereafter make its determination.
D. A person releasing information obtained pursuant to this section, except in the proper discharge of official duties, is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.