24-1-12. Service of process within correctional facility--Officers exempt from jury duty.

All process served within the precincts of a state correctional facility, either upon an inmate or upon a person or officer employed within the precincts thereof, except upon the warden, must be served and returned by the warden, personally or by a designee. All officers and employees of a state correctional facility are exempt from serving upon juries in any state court.

Source: SDC 1939, § 13.4702; SL 1980, ch 184; SL 2004, ch 168, § 2; SL 2023, ch 82, § 55.