2017 Tennessee Code
Title 3 - Legislature
Chapter 3 - Committee Investigations
§ 3-3-111. Arrest and punishment for contempt.
Such body or committee has the right and power to issue and enforce process of arrest or attachment and impose penalty for disobedience and contempt, as contemplated, set out and provided in § 3-3-110, to the same extent as belongs by law in this state to courts of record in instances of such like offending, and as now provided by law. In addition to being guilty of such offense so then, for the time being, impeding the progress of such investigation and inquiry and the functioning of such body or committee, such offending and contemptuous person commits a Class C misdemeanor.