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2007 Florida Statutes

Section 456.071, Florida Statutes 2007

456.071  Power to administer oaths, take depositions, and issue subpoenas.--For the purpose of any investigation or proceeding conducted by the department, the department shall have the power to administer oaths, take depositions, make inspections when authorized by statute, issue subpoenas which shall be supported by affidavit, serve subpoenas and other process, and compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, papers, documents, and other evidence. The department shall exercise this power on its own initiative or whenever requested by a board or the probable cause panel of any board. Challenges to, and enforcement of, the subpoenas and orders shall be handled as provided in s. 120.569

History.--s. 65, ch. 97-261; s. 89, ch. 2000-160.

Note.--Former s. 455.611.