2021 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
Title 14 - Criminal Law
§101.2. Unauthorized use of sperm, ovum, or embryo

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 14:101.2 (2021)

RS 101.2 - Unauthorized use of sperm, ovum, or embryo

A. No person shall knowingly use a sperm, ovum, or embryo, through the use of assisted reproduction technology, for any purpose other than that indicated by the sperm, ovum, or embryo provider's signature on a written consent form.

B. No person shall knowingly implant a sperm, ovum, or embryo, through the use of assisted reproduction technology, into a recipient who is not the sperm, ovum, or embryo provider, without the signed written consent of the sperm, ovum, or embryo provider and recipient.

C. Knowing violation of the provisions of this Section shall be grounds for immediate revocation of the violator's professional license.

D. This Section shall not apply to the use by a surviving spouse of the human ova or sperm of the deceased spouse in order to conceive a child, provided that prior to his death the deceased spouse signed a consent form authorizing such a donation.

Acts 1999, No. 1246, §1.

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