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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1358
Human Embryo Protection Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the parent and child relationship generally, so as to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide that it shall be unlawful for any person or entity to intentionally or knowingly create or attempt to create an in vitro human embryo by any means other than fertilization of a human egg by a human sperm; to provide legal status for the in vitro human embryo; to provide that a human embryo is a legal person; to provide for standards for physicians and facilities performing in vitro fertilizations; to provide for judicial standards; to provide for adoption of in vitro human embryos; to provide for inheritance rights of in vitro human embryos; to provide for liability; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/29/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/28/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/27/2008 - House Hopper
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