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Health & Fit Breastfeeding Moms Can Now Postpone Jury Duty in New York State

01:45  22 october  2019
01:45  22 october  2019 Source:   people.com

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That dreaded jury duty notice is now a little less stressful for new moms in New York state — breastfeeding mothers can now postpone their civic “While jury service is a critically important civic duty , we also know new moms oftentimes juggle countless responsibilities and navigate enormous

Filed Under: Breastfeeding , Jury duty , Local TV, New York State . NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Nursing mothers could no longer have to serve jury duty in New York State . The Senate and Assembly both passed legislation this week that would allow women to delay jury duty up to two

That dreaded jury duty notice is now a little less stressful for new moms in New York state — breastfeeding mothers can now postpone their civic duty for up to two years.

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The bill, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law on Monday morning, allows nursing moms to delay jury duty with a note from their physician, as long as they have not already postponed or delayed their service.

“While jury service is a critically important civic duty, we also know new moms oftentimes juggle countless responsibilities and navigate enormous adjustments in the early stages of their child’s life,” Cuomo said in a statement. “This commonsense measure takes that reality into account by providing new moms the flexibility and option to postpone jury service while they care for a newborn.”

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The official home page of the New York State Unified Court System. We hear more than three Who must report? There are no automatic exemptions or excuses from jury service in New York State . Skipping jury duty can result in civil or criminal penalties. In addition, anyone who skips jury service

New York moms who are breastfeeding may soon be exempt from jury duty , thanks to a new bill passed by the state legislature. The proposal would allow nursing women to provide a doctor’s note to delay jury duty up to two years. The measure, which passed in the Senate and Assembly this week

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With this new law, New York joins 17 other states and Puerto Rico in giving breastfeeding moms the ability to delay jury duty. California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah and Virginia all have similar laws in place.

Nursing moms are often in a bind when they are required to serve jury duty or head to court for even a traffic violation. That was the case for a North Carolina mom who said in May that a judge threatened to take away her 3-month-old daughter after she breastfed in the back of the courtroom while waiting for her case to be called.

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