2021 New York Laws
DOM - Domestic Relations
Article 8 - Genetic Surrogate Parenting Contracts
121 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NY Dom Rel L § 121 (2021)
§  121.  Definitions. When used in this article, unless the context or
subject matter manifestly requires a different interpretation:
  1. "Genetic surrogate" shall mean a person who gives birth to a  child
who  is  the  person's  genetic  child  pursuant  to a genetic surrogate
parenting agreement.
  2. "Genetic surrogate parenting agreement" shall mean  any  agreement,
oral or written, in which:

(a) a genetic surrogate agrees either to be inseminated with the sperm of a person who is not their spouse or to be impregnated with an embryo that is the product of the genetic surrogate's ovum fertilized with the sperm of a person who is not their spouse; and

(b) the genetic surrogate agrees to, or intends to, surrender or consent to the adoption of the child born as a result of such insemination or impregnation.

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