POLICY REFERENCES


SUBPOENAS

TOPIC: Actions to take when issued a Subpoena.

REFERENCE: WSOM Chapters D-90, Section 9.2.

PARTICIPANTS: Any NWS employee.

PURPOSE: To provide NWS personnel instructions when subpoenaed.

CHANGES: None.

COMMENTS: If a subpoena is received, the local manager or designee should be contacted. The manager or designee should contact the NWS General Counsel’s office at (301) 713-1393. If no one is available, the local U.S. Attorney’s office should be contacted with an explanation of the situation and a request to “Quash” the subpoena..

CONTACT: Steven Cooper, W/SR1x1
Assistant Chief, Meteorological Services Division
(817) 334-2652 Ext. 105
steven.cooper@noaa.gov


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Last updated January 29, 1998
Susan Beckwith