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Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


7-1603.  definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1)  "Assisted reproduction" means the laboratory and medical procedures used by a medical professional in which human gametes are used outside the body for reproductive purposes.
(2)  "Gamete" means a mature male or female germ cell usually possessing a haploid chromosome set and capable of initiating formation of a new diploid individual by fusion with a gamete of the opposite sex.
(3)  "Genetic testing" means an analysis of genetic markers to exclude or identify a person as the parent of a child, including an analysis of one (1) or a combination of the following:
(a)  Deoxyribonucleic acid; and
(b)  Blood group antigens, red cell antigens, human leukocyte antigens, serum enzymes, serum proteins, or red cell enzymes.
(4)  "Gestational agreement" means a contract under which a gestational carrier agrees to become pregnant by means of assisted reproduction in order to give birth to a child who will be parented by an intended parent.
(5)  "Gestational carrier" means an adult woman who:
(a)  Becomes pregnant or intends to become pregnant under the terms of a gestational agreement; or
(b)  Gives birth or intends to give birth to a child under the terms of a gestational agreement.
(6)  "Intended parent" means an individual who intends to be the parent of a child born under the terms of a gestational agreement.
(a)  There may be one (1) intended parent or two (2) intended parents under a gestational agreement.
(b)  Except where context otherwise requires, any provision of this chapter relating to an intended parent shall relate to both intended parents if there are two (2).
(7)  "Order of parentage" means an order issued by a court or administrative body with authority to issue the order, which order identifies the legal parent or parents of a child born under the terms of a gestational agreement.

[7-1603, added 2023, ch. 228, sec. 1, p. 702.]

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