<html> <head> <title>Rule 20:03:07:02 Protected class defined.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 20:03:07:02"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 20:03:07:02 Protected class defined."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>20:03:07:02.&nbsp;&nbsp;Protected class defined.</b> The term &quot;protected class&quot; as used in chapters 20:03:07 to 20:03:11, inclusive, means a class of persons of the same race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or ancestry.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, &nbsp;1; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 24 SDR 31, effective September 15, 1997.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-27">20-13-27.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-26-1">1-26-1(7)</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-1">20-13-1(16)</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-10">20-13-10</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-11">20-13-11</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-12">20-13-12</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-13">20-13-13.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>