Senate Bill No. 194
Public Act No. 12-51
AN ACT CONCERNING JURY DUTY FOR BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2012) (a) The Judicial Branch shall maintain on its Internet web site a section providing prospective jurors with general information regarding jury service, including, but not limited to, information for breastfeeding women regarding their ability to postpone jury service. Said web site shall also provide contact information for Jury Administration in the event that a breastfeeding woman or other prospective juror would like to request that a reasonable accommodation be made.
(b) The Jury Administrator shall provide training to his or her staff and court staff on discrete issues and policy for breastfeeding women who have been summoned for jury service, including, but not limited to, reasonable accommodations that may be made.