2017 Tennessee Code
Title 3 - Legislature
Chapter 6 - Ethics and Lobbying
Part 2 - Tennessee Ethics Commission Act of 2006 -- Violations
§ 3-6-204. Subpoena power -- Fees -- Judicial review -- Procedure.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 3-6-204 (2017)
  • (a) The Tennessee ethics commission, on its own motion or at the request of the alleged violator, may issue subpoenas in accordance with the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure, except that service may be by certified mail, in addition to the means of service provided by the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure. Witnesses under subpoena shall be entitled to the same fees as are now or may hereafter be provided by law or by action of the commission. The party requesting the subpoenas shall bear the cost of paying the fees to the witnesses subpoenaed.
  • (b) A person who is aggrieved by a final disposition of the commission shall be entitled to judicial review.
    • (1) Proceedings for review shall be instituted by filing a petition for review in the chancery court of Davidson County, unless another court is specified by statute. The petition shall be filed within sixty (60) days after the entry of the commission's final disposition on the complaint. Copies of the petition shall be served upon the commission, the complainant and all parties of record, including the attorney general and reporter, in accordance with the provisions of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to service of process.
    • (2) The provision of § 4-5-322 relating to judicial review of agency decisions shall apply to a petition of review filed pursuant to this section.
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