ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the failure to fulfill the responsibilities
of jury duty.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That § 16-13-45 be amended to read as follows:
16-13-45. If any person summoned to appear as a grand juror or petit juror fails, refuses, or
neglects to appear, or willfully fails to complete and return the jury questionnaire, or if having
appeared, fails, without good case, to attend as required by the court, such person is guilty of
contempt of the court and may be fined by the court in any sum not less than fifty nor more than five
hundred dollars. If any person, when a second order of attachment is issued, neglects or refuses to
appear, such person may be fined as above provided and imprisoned by the court not longer than ten
days in the county jail.
An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the failure to fulfill the responsibilities of jury duty.
I certify that the attached Act
originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1070
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1070
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State