2018 Tennessee Code
Title 3 - Legislature
Chapter 3 - Committee Investigations
§ 3-3-113. Violation of § 3-3-112 as continuing offense -- Limitation of prosecutions.
(a) Any person willfully making default in appearance when subpoenaed, or who, having appeared, willfully refuses to answer any question or to produce any paper or other evidence, pertinent to the matter under inquiry, whether such question be propounded by any member of such committee, or by any legal counsel of such committee, in its presence or by its direction, in violation of § 3-3-112, commits a continuing offense under that section, so long as the default in appearance or refusal to answer or to produce such paper or other evidence, shall continue during such inquiry.
(b) No such person guilty of violating § 3-3-112 shall be subject or liable to more than one (1) conviction for any one (1) violation of that section, and any indictment under that section shall be returned within five (5) years after the date of the final adjournment of the general assembly at which the inquiry or investigation was made or authorized.