State Laws and Legislation

Texas Donor Insemination Law

Texas law includes donor insemination under the definition of “assisted reproduction,” which makes no reference to marital status. Under the law, a donor (defined to exclude the husband in a married couple) is not a legal parent of any child conceived via assisted reproduction.

Citation: TEX. FAM. CODE §§ 160.102, 702 (2004).

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Last Updated: 8/30/2004  

Updated: Sun, August 29, 2004 - 11:00:09