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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3083         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul K. Frost

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An act permitting the adoption of embryos.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3083        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Paul K. Frost for legislation to authorize persons of full age to petition the probate court for the adoption of an embryo.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2822 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An act permitting the adoption of embryos.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1 of chapter 210 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following paragraph :—

              A person of full age may petition the probate court for the adoption of an embryo. Donors in creation of the embryo cannot be held financially liable for things including but not limited to child support and medical bills.

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