assembly Bill A6832

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to surrogacy programs and arrangements

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2021 referred to judiciary

A6832 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd Fam Ct Act, generally; amd §123, Dom Rel L; amd §§1400, 1401, 1403 & 1404, Gen Bus L; amd §2599-cc, Pub Health L

A6832 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the requirements of surrogacy programs and criteria for surrogacy arrangements.

A6832 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              April 12, 2021
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Judiciary
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  family court act, the general business law, the
   public health law and the  domestic  relations  law,  in  relation  to
   surrogacy programs and arrangements
   Section 1. Section 581-102 of  the  family  court  act,  as  added  by
 section  1  of  part  L of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, is amended to
 read as follows:
   § 581-102. Definitions. (a) "Assisted reproduction" means a method  of
 causing  pregnancy other than sexual intercourse and includes but is not
 limited to:
   1. intrauterine or vaginal insemination;
   2. donation of gametes;
   3. donation of embryos;
   4. in vitro fertilization and transfer of embryos; and
   5. intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
   (b) "Child" means a born individual of any age whose parentage may  be
 determined under this act or other law.
   (c)  "Compensation"  means  payment  of  any valuable consideration in
 excess of reasonable medical and ancillary costs.
   (d) "Donor" means an individual who does not intend to be a parent who
 produces gametes and provides them to another  person,  other  than  the
 individual's spouse, for use in assisted reproduction. The term does not
 include a person who is a parent under part three of this article. Donor
 also  includes  an individual who had dispositional control of an embryo
 or gametes who then transfers dispositional  control  and  releases  all
 present  and future parental and inheritance rights and obligations to a
 resulting child.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.