13-27-20. Complaints against persons responsible for truancy--Contents of complaint--Verification. Each truancy officer shall make and file truancy complaints, and any teacher, school officer, or any citizen may make and file a truancy complaint, before a circuit court judge, against any person having control of a child of compulsory school age who is not attending school or whose attendance is irregular. The complaint shall state the name of the parent, guardian, or person responsible for the control of the child. The complaint shall be verified by oath upon belief of the complainant.
Source: SDC 1939, § 15.3206; SL 1955, ch 41, ch 15, § 6; SL 1975, ch 128, § 178; SL 1982, ch 142, § 9; SL 1993, ch 213, § 84.
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