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South Dakota State Statute:
opens new window South Dakota: SDCL 60-2-20 and 21
Employment Nondiscrimination An employer may not to seek to obtain, obtain, or use genetic information of a current or prospective employee discriminate or restrict any right or benefit otherwise due or available to an employee or a prospective employee. A few exceptions are provided such as if the employer uses the test results for the limited purpose of taking disciplinary action against the employee based only on alleged misconduct. Any employee or prospective employee claiming to be aggrieved by an unlawful employment practice may bring a civil suit.

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