§ 121 Definitions
§ 122 Public Policy
§ 123 Prohibitions and Penalties
§ 124 Proceedings Regarding Parental Rights, Status or Obligations

Terms Used In New York Laws > Domestic Relations > Article 8 - Genetic Surrogate Parenting Contracts

  • Birth mother: shall mean a woman who gives birth to a child pursuant to a surrogate parenting contract. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121
  • Genetic father: shall mean a man who provides sperm for the birth of a child born pursuant to a surrogate parenting contract. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121
  • Genetic mother: shall mean a woman who provides an ovum for the birth of a child born pursuant to a surrogate parenting contract. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121
  • 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. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121
  • 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. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121

  • Surrogate parenting contract: shall mean any agreement, oral or written, in which:

    (a) a woman agrees either to be inseminated with the sperm of a man who is not her husband or to be impregnated with an embryo that is the product of an ovum fertilized with the sperm of a man who is not her husband; and

    (b) the woman agrees to, or intends to, surrender or consent to the adoption of the child born as a result of such insemination or impregnation. See N.Y. Domestic Relations Law 121