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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 15C : Parentage Proceedings

Chapter 007 : Parentage by Assisted Reproduction

(Cite as: 15C V.S.A. § 702)
  • § 702. Parental status of donor

    (a) A donor is not a parent of a child conceived through assisted reproduction.

    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section:

    (1) a person who provides a gamete or gametes or an embryo or embryos to be used for assisted reproduction for the person’s spouse is a parent of the resulting child; and

    (2) a person who provides a gamete or an embryo for assisted reproduction is a parent of the resulting child if the person has a written agreement or agreements with the person giving birth that the person providing the gamete or the embryo is intended to be a parent. (Added 2017, No. 162 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)