Assisted conception; parentage presumption. (SB1544)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assisted conception; parentage presumption. Makes the relevant law regarding children born as a result of assisted conception applicable to both same-sex and opposite-sex married couples. The bill also provides that a person is presumed to be the parent of a child if such person is married to the mother at the time of the child's birth or was married to the mother within 300 days of the child's birth. Amends § 20-156, § 20-158, § 20-163, § 20-165, § 20-49.1, § 32.1-257, § 32.1-258.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/17/2019: passed committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100800D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2019Rereferred from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Rereferred to Courts of Justice

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Courts of Justice committee on 01/21/2019. It meets on Monday, 8:00 A.M. and Wednesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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