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§ 2070.18b. Subpoenas

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: February 18, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 2. Miscellaneous Laws Relating to Schools
Educator Discipline Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: February 18, 2014
24 P.S. § 2070.18b
§ 2070.18b. Subpoenas
(a) The commission or its legal counsel, as its designee, shall have the power:
(1) To issue investigatory subpoenas upon petition by the department for purposes of reviewing a complaint and investigating alleged educator misconduct under this act. Notice of the subpoena shall be issued to the educator who is the subject of the complaint or investigation in accordance with bylaws promulgated by the commission.
(2) To issue subpoenas after the filing of charges as provided for under the provisions of this act, commission bylaws and 2 Pa.C.S. (relating to administrative law and procedure) to compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books, records, documents and other evidentiary material.
(b) A subpoena issued under this act shall clearly indicate on its face that the subpoena is issued in connection with a confidential proceeding and a breach of confidentiality by the persons or entity subpoenaed may result in a civil penalty or misdemeanor.


1973, Dec. 12, P.L. 397, No. 141, § 18.2, added 2013, Dec. 18, P.L. 1205, No. 120, § 13, effective in 60 days [Feb. 18, 2014].
24 P.S. § 2070.18b, PA ST 24 P.S. § 2070.18b
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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