2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 6 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 5 - Offenses Against Public Administration
Article 3 - Perjury and Criminal Falsification
Section 6-5-306 - Refusal to Appear or Testify; Avoidance of Service; Penalties; Summary Proceedings for Contempt.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 6-5-306 (2022)

6-5-306. Refusal to appear or testify; avoidance of service; penalties; summary proceedings for contempt.

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both, if he:

(i) Refuses or intentionally fails to obey a lawful subpoena or citation which has been served upon him;

(ii) Secretes himself or leaves his residence to avoid being served with a subpoena; or

(iii) Refuses to take an oath or affirmation or, being sworn or affirmed, refuses to answer a question required by the court or presiding officer.

(b) This section shall not prevent summary proceedings for contempt.

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