Bill Status of HB4435 94th General Assembly
Short Description: GESTATIONAL SURROGATE-RECORDS
Rep. Dan Brady
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Gestational Surrogacy Act. Allows the gestational surrogate to request the impounding of the court file and records of the Department of Public Health concerning the surrogacy contract, medical evaluations, mental evaluations, and any other record concerning the gestational surrogacy. Provides that certified copies of all papers and documents contained in any file of the court or the Department of Public Health so impounded shall be made only on order of the court. Permits the intended parent, the attorney of record for the intended parent, the gestational surrogate, or the attorney of record for the gestational surrogate to inspect the impounded file only with leave of court. Provides that the intended parent, the attorney of record for the intended parent, the gestational surrogate, and the attorney of record for the gestational surrogate shall be entitled to receive certified copies of the court documents or Department of Public Health file concerning the proceeding for gestational surrogacy at any time within 30 days after the request for the records to be impounded without order of court. Provides that after 30 days from the request for the records to be impounded, no copies may be obtained without prior order of court, but good cause is not necessary to be shown by one of the parties to the surrogacy contract. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/9/2006||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Brady|| 1/10/2006||House||First Reading|| 1/10/2006||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|