Oocyte cryopreservation.

Authors: Senator Patricia Miller, Senator Vaneta Becker

Sponsors: Representative Ronald Bacon

Co-Sponsors: Representative Timothy Brown, Representative Charlie Brown


Amends the definition of "qualified third party" to "qualified egg bank". Specifies qualifications for a physician overseeing medical services related to oocyte cryopreservation. Specifies requirements that must be met by a fertility clinic or an entity in order to be considered a qualified egg bank. Exempts from the criminal penalty of unlawful transfer of a human organism the payment to or receipt by a qualified egg bank of an amount for: (1) the retrieval of a human ovum; (2) the cryopreservation of a human ovum; (3) the transportation of a human ovum; or (4) other aspects of specified treatments or procedures to enhance human reproductivity capability.