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Title: Section 69-11.6 - Gestational surrogacy guidelines

Effective Date


69-11.6 Gestational surrogacy guidelines.

(a) Each surrogacy program shall, as a condition of licensure, ensure that all assisted reproduction service providers who work with surrogacy programs are registered with the Department in accordance with this Subpart.

(b) Policies and procedures for screening of gestational surrogates must be consistent with the Department’s guidelines and best practices, which shall be published on the Department’s website.

(c) Policies and procedures for screening and evaluation of intended parents must be consistent with clinical best practices.

(d) The Department shall develop, and make available in electronic form maintained on the Department’s website, informational material relating to gestational surrogacy, which shall be made available in hard copy by the surrogacy program and at no cost to all prospective surrogates and prospective intended parents who contact the surrogacy program or seek to enter into a surrogacy agreement with the surrogacy program.

Statutory Authority

General Business Law, Section 1404 and Public Health Law, Sections 2599-cc and 4365(4)


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