Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 38 Part 1.djvu/742

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SIXTY-THIRD oomiznss. sm. 11. 011. 311. 1914. 723 stage of such proceeding or invest' tion. Such depos1'tions may be taken before any person designat§a by the commission and having power to administer oaths. Such testimony shall be reduced to writing by the {Larson ta.l§;1.;g the deposition, or under his direction, and shall then subscri by the deponent. Andy person may be m‘;g**;1;c¤’¤°¤ *1*1**- compelled to appear and depose and to produce ocumentary evi- ` dence in the same manner as witnesses may be compelled to appear and and produce documentary evidence before the commission as herein efore provided. _ Witnesses summoned before the commission shall be paid the same Bx- °°°·· °‘ 1***- fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States, and witnesses whose depositiorm are taken and the persons taking the same shall severally be entitled to the same fees as are paid or like services in the coiu·ts of the United States. No person shall be excused from attending and testifying or from ,,.,,’}T§,’,,g’°,{,°;,",;,gf{,2f°“ producinghdocumentary evidence before the commission or m obedience to the subpoena of the commission on the ground or for the reason that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, requiredofhimmaytendtocriminatehimorsujecthimtoa1, Hmmmty penalty or forfeiture. But no natural person shall be prosecuted or ° subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he may testify, or produce evidence, doeipmentary tgiogherwisig before tilt; commission obedience to a su issu y it: romd¢d` , at no natur person ·, mm so testifying shlllldmbe exempt from prosecution and punishment for P-my perjury committed in so Sec. 10. That any person w o shall neglect or refuse to attend ,, §,§_‘ and testify, or to answer any lawful inquiry, or to produce documentary evidence, if in his power to do so, in obedience to the subpoena or lawful requirement of the commission, shall be guilty of an offense and upon conviction thereof by a court of competent jurisdiction shall be punished by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5 0()0, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both such ine and im risonment. guy person who shall willfully make, or cause to be made, any false entry or statement of fact in any report required to be made under $‘;,?,{“°‘”¢ *“'P°°· this Act, or who shall willfully make, or cause to be made, any false entry in any account, record or memorandum kelpt by any corporation subject to this Act, or who shall willfully neg act or far to make, or to cause to be made, full, true, and correct entries in such accounts, records, or memoranda of all facts and transactions appertaining to the business of such ccgporation, or who shall willfullly remove out of the jurisdiction of the nited States, or willfully muti ate, alter, or by any other means falsrfly any documentary evi ence of such corporation, or who shall wil ully refuse to submit to the commission or to any of its authorized agents, for the puiipose of inspection and taking copies, anygocumentary evidence of suc corporation in his possession or within control, shall be deemed guilty of an offense against the United States, and shall be subject, upon conviction in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction, to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000, or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or to both such fine and imprisonment. Pm I If any corporation required by this Act to file any annual or special ,,,p.m,°' °'°°"m°“ report shall fail so to do within the time fixed by the commission for filing the same, and such failure shall continue for diggs after notice of such default, the corporation shall forfeit to the ni States the sum of $100 for each and every day of the continuance of such failure, which forfeiture shall be pa able into the Treasury of the United States, and shall be recoverallle in a civil suit in the name_of R°°°"’·°°° the United States brought in the district where the eoaporation has its principal office or in any district in which it shall o business. It