2020 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 17 - Evidence and Witnesses
Part 2 - Uniform Law to Secure Attendance of Witnesses
§ 40-17-206. Penalty for Failure to Obey Summons

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-17-206 (2020)

If the witness who is summoned as provided in §§40-17-203 —40-17-205, after being paid or tendered, by some properly authorized person, compensation in accordance with title 24, chapter 4 for expenses incurred for each day the witness is required to travel and attend as a witness, fails without good cause to attend and testify as directed in the summons, the witness shall be punished in the manner provided for the punishment of any witness who disobeys a summons issued from a court of record in this state.

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