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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 203 : Evidence

Subchapter 002 : Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from Without the State in Criminal Cases

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 6642)
  • § 6642. Summoning witnesses in this State to testify in another state

    If a judge of a court of record in any state which by its laws has made provision for commanding persons within that state to attend and testify in an action in this State, certifies under the seal of such court that there is an action pending in that court, that a person being within this State is a material witness in the action, and that his or her presence will be required for a specified number of days, upon presentation of the certificate to any Superior judge in the unit in which the person is, the judge shall fix a time and place for a hearing in the unit and shall notify the witness by an order stating the purpose of the hearing and directing him or her to appear therefor at a time and place certain. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, operative February 1, 1967; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 110.)