SB 69 Surrogacy; permits contract to be entered into by an unmarried person, a surrogate, etc.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Surrogacy contracts. Provides that, upon expiration of three days following birth of any resulting child, a surrogate may relinquish her parental rights to the intended parents, if at least one intended parent is the genetic parent of the child, by signing a surrogate consent and report form naming the intended parents as the parents of the child. Under current law, the surrogate may relinquish such parental rights to the intended parents upon expiration of 25 days following birth of any resulting child. The bill also makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to accept compensation for otherwise arranging or inducing intended parents and surrogates to enter into surrogacy contracts in this Commonwealth. Under current law, to otherwise arrange or induce intended parents and surrogates to enter into surrogacy contracts in this Commonwealth is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/04/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101317D  pdf | impact statement
01/20/10  Senate: Printed as engrossed 10101317D-E  pdf
01/25/10  Senate: Floor substitute printed 10104578D-S1 (McEachin)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB69ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/04/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101317D
01/04/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 4-N)
01/19/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/20/10  Senate: Read second time
01/20/10  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/20/10  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
01/20/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB69E
01/20/10  Senate: Printed as engrossed 10101317D-E
01/21/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)
01/21/10  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/21/10  Senate: Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/21/10  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/22/10  Senate: Read second time
01/22/10  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/25/10  Senate: Read second time
01/25/10  Senate: Committee amendments reconsidered (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/10  Senate: Committee amendments rejected
01/25/10  Senate: Floor substitute printed 10104578D-S1 (McEachin)
01/25/10  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/25/10  Senate: Substitute by Senator Mc Eachin agreed to 10104578D-S1
01/25/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB69S1
01/26/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 14-N)
01/26/10  Senate: Reconsideration of passage rejected by Senate (18-Y 21-N)
02/17/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/17/10  House: Read first time
02/17/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
03/01/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
03/08/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 1-N)
03/09/10  House: Read second time
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/10  House: Constitutional reading dispensed (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Amendments by Delegate Marshall, R.G. withdrawn
03/09/10  House: Passed House (87-Y 6-N 1-A)
03/09/10  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (87-Y 6-N 1-A)
03/13/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/13/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB69ER)
03/14/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/15/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/13/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 712 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)