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Affirm Parentage Adoption In Assisted Reproduction

Concerning affirming parentage by adoption for a person who did not give birth when the child is conceived as a result of assisted reproduction.
2022 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Whenever a child is conceived or born as a result of assisted reproduction and the person who did not give birth is a parent or a presumed parent, the bill allows the parents to complete an adoption of the child to affirm parentage in accordance. In such an instance, both parents must join the adoption petition as petitioners. The bill details what must be included on the form for adoption as well as jurisdictional requirements and options.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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