(55 ILCS 5/3-8015)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-8015)
Subpoenas; witnesses' fees; perjury.
who shall be served with a subpoena to appear and testify, or to
produce books and papers, issued by the Merit Commission, or
by any member thereof, and who shall refuse or neglect to
appear, or to testify, or to produce books and papers
relevant to such investigation, as commanded in the
subpoena, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
The fees of witnesses for attendance and travel shall
be the same as the fees of witnesses before the circuit court
of this State.
Any circuit court of this State, or any judge thereon,
upon application of any member of the Commission, or any person
acting under the orders of the Commission, may, in his discretion,
compel the attendance of witnesses, the production of books and
papers, and giving of testimony before the Commission by an
Attachment for Contempt or otherwise in the same manner as
production of evidence may be compelled before the court. Every
person who, having taken oath or made affirmation before a member of the
Commission, shall willfully swear or affirm falsehoods, shall be
guilty of perjury and upon conviction shall be punished accordingly.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)