2:01:02:03.01.  Exception from prohibition on employment or certification. Any person ineligible under ยง 2:01:02:02 to be hired or certified as a result of a conviction, may not be denied employment or certification as a result of that conviction if the person, based upon a proof of innocence, received a reprieve, commutation, or pardon. This section does not prohibit the consideration of a conviction or plea in determining moral character under subdivision 2:01:02:01(4).

          Source: 2 SDR 37, effective November 20, 1975; 11 SDR 135, effective April 14, 1985; 12 SDR 1, effective July 17, 1985; 27 SDR 63, effective January 2, 2001.

          General Authority:SDCL 23-3-42.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 23-3-42.