1. A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor if, without lawful privilege, he refuses:
a. To answer a question pertinent to the subject under inquiry in an official proceeding
before the legislative assembly, or one of its session or interim committees, and
continues in such a refusal after the presiding officer directs him to answer, and
advises him that his continuing refusal may make him subject to criminal prosecution;
b. To answer a question in any other official proceeding and continues in such refusal
after a court or judge directs or orders him to answer and advises him that his continuing
refusal may make him subject to criminal prosecution.
2. It is a defense to a prosecution under this section that the defendant complied
with the direction or order before his refusal to do so substantially affected the
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