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(a) Generally. With the approval of the Court, the State's Attorney may order the Clerk of the Circuit Court to issue a subpoena to a witness to testify before the State's Attorney as to a crime committed in the County. The subpoena shall be directed to the Sheriff, who shall serve the subpoena as if the subpoena were issued directly from the Court.
(b) Fee. A witness subpoenaed and testifying before the State's Attorney is entitled to a fee.
(c) Failure to obey. If a person is subpoenaed to testify before the State's Attorney and the person does not obey the subpoena, the State's Attorney may request the Court to issue a body attachment directed to the Sheriff against the person named, compelling the person to appear and testify before the State's Attorney, returnable on the day stated in the attachment.
(1985 Code, Art. 4, § 2-101)