2012 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 16 COURTS AND JUDICIARY
Chapter 13. Jury Lists And Panels
§16-13-10.4 Breastfeeding mothers and new parents exempt from jury duty.


SD Codified L § 16-13-10.4 (through 2012) What's This?


16-13-10.4. Breastfeeding mothers and new parents exempt from jury duty. The parent of a child expected to be born during, or immediately prior to, the scheduled jury duty or a mother breastfeeding a baby younger than one year may submit a written request for an exemption from jury duty to the clerk of court within ten days of receiving the summons for jury duty. A parent who gives written notice shall be exempt from jury duty if the baby is less than six weeks old. A mother shall be exempt from jury duty if she is breastfeeding a baby younger than one year.

Source: SL 2012, ch 114, § 1.

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