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New Legislation!

House Bill 2284 (2005 - 2006)
AN ACT relating to breastfeeding mothers: concerning right to breastfeed: jury duty while breastfeeding amending K.S.A. 43-158 and repealing the existing section.

Approved by Gov. 3/6/06

The following persons shall be excused from jury service:
...(e) a mother breastfeeding her child. Jury service shall be postponed until such mother is no longer breastfeeding the child.

 

Kansas


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House Bill 2789 -  2002 General Assembly
Amends K.S.A. 43-158 and repeals the existing section
Sponsor:
Rep. Clark Schultz

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The following persons shall be excused from jury service:(e) a parent who is not employed full-time and is responsible for the daily care of a child under six years or age

Kansas

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United States District Court, District of Kansas  
Rules of Practice and Procedure for District and Bankruptcy Court, Part IV, Trials; Rule 38.1 Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors; (k) (3) Groups and Classes, Members of Which are Subject to Excuse on Request.
Effective March 15, 2001

(3) Persons having active care and custody of a child or children under 10 years of age whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized by their absence for jury service; or a person who is essential to the care of an aged or infirm person.
 

 

 

 

     
         

 

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