senate Bill S7717

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to judgments of parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction or pursuant to surrogacy or gamete donation agreements; repealer

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Feb 11, 2020 referred to judiciary

S7717 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9847
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5-C Parts 1 - 10 §§581-101 - 581-1004, Fam Ct Act; rpld §§73, 122 & 123, amd §§121 & 124, Art 8 Art Head, add §122, Dom Rel L; amd §4135-b, add Art 25-B §§2599-cc - 2599-jj, Pub Health L; add Art 44 §§1400 - 1405, Gen Bus L

S7717 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to judgments of parentage for children conceived through assisted reproduction or pursuant to surrogacy or gamete provision agreements; relates to proceedings regarding parental rights, status and obligations and makes conforming changes; regulates genetic surrogacy, gamete provision and assisted reproduction programs; repeals provisions relating to the legitimacy of children born by artificial insemination (view more) and repeals provisions relating to surrogate parenting contracts.

S7717 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7717 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7717

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the family  court  act,  in  relation  to  judgments  of
  parentage  of  children  conceived  through  assisted  reproduction or
  pursuant to surrogacy agreements or  gamete  provider  agreements;  to
  amend the domestic relations law, in relation to proceedings regarding
  parental  rights, status and obligations and to make conforming chang-
  es; to amend the public health law, in relation to voluntary  acknowl-
  edgments  of  parentage,  genetic surrogacy and regulations concerning
  gamete provision, and to  establish  the  New  York  state  office  of
  assisted  reproduction  registrar and the assisted reproduction regis-
  try; to amend the general business law, in relation to the  regulation
  of  surrogacy programs, third-party gamete provision service providers
  and assisted reproduction service provider; to repeal  section  73  of
  the domestic relations law, relating to legitimacy of children born by
  artificial  insemination;  and  to  repeal sections 122 and 123 of the
  domestic relations law, relating to surrogate parenting contracts

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The family court act is amended by adding a new article 5-C
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 5-C
      JUDGMENTS OF PARENTAGE OF CHILDREN CONCEIVED THROUGH ASSISTED
            REPRODUCTION OR PURSUANT TO SURROGACY AGREEMENTS

PART 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS (581-101 - 581-102)
     2.  JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE (581-201 - 581-207)
     3.  CHILD OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION (581-301 - 581-307)
     4.  SURROGACY AGREEMENT (581-401 - 581-409)
     5.  THIRD-PARTY GAMETE PROVISION AGREEMENT (581-501 - 581-507)
     6.  INFORMED CONSENT (581-601 - 581-604)
     7.  PAYMENT  TO  GAMETE  PROVIDERS AND PERSONS ACTING AS SURROGATES
           (581-701 - 581-702)
     8.  SURROGATES' BILL OF RIGHTS (581-801 - 581-807)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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