Senate Bill No. 1430
Public Act No. 07-93
AN ACT CONCERNING ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION BY DONOR.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2007) For the purposes of this section and sections 45a-771 to 45a-779, inclusive, of the general statutes, as amended by this act:
(1) "Artificial insemination" means a medical procedure in which the fertilization of a human egg is assisted through artificial means and includes, but is not limited to, intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization; and
(2) "Artificial insemination with donor sperm or eggs" or "A. I. D. " means artificial insemination with the use of donated sperm or eggs from an identified or anonymous donor.
Sec. 2. Subsection (a) of section 45a-772 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):
(a) [The technique known as heterologous artificial insemination, or artificial insemination with the semen of a donor, referred to in sections 45a-771 to 45a-779, inclusive, as] A. I. D. [,] may be performed in this state only by persons certified to practice medicine in this state pursuant to chapter 370.
Sec. 3. Section 45a-775 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):
[A] An identified or anonymous donor of sperm or eggs used in A. I. D. , or any person claiming by or through [him] such donor, shall not have any right or interest in any child born as a result of A. I. D.
Approved June 5, 2007