1. In the conduct of any examination, periodic or special audit, investigation or
hearing, the Commissioner may:
(a) Compel the attendance of any person by subpoena.
(b) Compel the production of any books, records or papers by subpoena.
(c) Administer oaths.
(d) Examine any person under oath concerning the business and conduct of affairs of
any person subject to the provisions of this chapter and in connection therewith require
the production of any books, records or papers relevant to the inquiry.
2. Any person subpoenaed under the provisions of this section who willfully refuses
or willfully neglects to appear at the time and place named in the subpoena or to
produce books, records or papers required by the Commissioner, or who refuses to be
sworn or answer as a witness, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
3. In addition to the authority to recover attorney's fees and costs pursuant to any
other statute, the Commissioner may assess against and collect from a person all costs,
including, without limitation, reasonable attorney's fees, that are attributable to
any examination, periodic or special audit, investigation or hearing that is conducted
to examine or investigate the conduct, activities or business of the person pursuant
to this chapter.
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