CHAPTER 803a
CHILDREN CONCEIVED THROUGH ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION

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Sec. 45a-771a. Definitions.
Sec. 45a-772. (Formerly Sec. 45-69g). A.I.D. Who may perform. Consent required.
Sec. 45a-775. (Formerly Sec. 45-69j). No rights in donor of sperm or eggs.

      Sec. 45a-771a. Definitions. For the purposes of sections 45a-771 to 45a-779, inclusive:

      (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.

      (P.A. 07-93, S. 1.)

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      Sec. 45a-772. (Formerly Sec. 45-69g). A.I.D. Who may perform. Consent required. (a) A.I.D. may be performed in this state only by persons certified to practice medicine in this state pursuant to chapter 370.

      (b) A.I.D. shall not be performed unless the physician receives in writing the request and consent of the husband and wife desiring the utilization of A.I.D. for the purpose of conceiving a child or children.

      (P.A. 75-233, S. 2, 3; P.A. 80-476, S. 175; P.A. 07-93, S. 2.)

      History: P.A. 80-476 made minor changes in wording but no substantive change; Sec. 45-69g transferred to Sec. 45a-772 in 1991; P.A. 07-93 amended Subsec. (a) to substitute "A.I.D." for "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.".

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      Sec. 45a-775. (Formerly Sec. 45-69j). No rights in donor of sperm or eggs. An identified or anonymous donor of sperm or eggs used in A.I.D., or any person claiming by or through such donor, shall not have any right or interest in any child born as a result of A.I.D.

      (P.A. 75-233, S. 6; P.A. 80-476, S. 178; P.A. 07-93, S. 3.)

      History: P.A. 80-476 rephrased section; Sec. 45-69j transferred to Sec. 45a-775 in 1991; P.A. 07-93 replaced "A donor of sperm" with "An identified or anonymous donor of sperm or eggs" and replaced "him" with "such donor".

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