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Surrogacy Agreements

Concerning the protection of parties through the enforcement of proper surrogacy agreements.
2021 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The bill creates the "Colorado Surrogacy Agreement Act" (act) in article 4.5 of title 19, Colorado Revised Statutes. The act:

  • Establishes eligibility requirements for entering into surrogacy agreements (agreements) and required elements of agreements;
  • Contains provisions governing the termination of agreements and the effect of a death or a change in marital status of any of the parties to such agreements;
  • Authorizes court orders recognizing and enforcing agreements;
  • Specifies the duties of persons under agreements;
  • Authorizes court orders determining parentage; and
  • Creates new definitions for agreements.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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