(750 ILCS 47/35)
Establishment of the parent-child relationship.
(a) For purposes of the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015, a parent-child relationship shall be established prior to the birth of a child born through gestational surrogacy if, in addition to satisfying the requirements of Articles 2 and 3 of the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015, the attorneys representing both the gestational surrogate and the intended parent or parents certify that the parties entered into a gestational surrogacy contract intended to satisfy the requirements of Section 25 of this Act with respect to the child.
(b) The attorneys' certifications required by subsection (a) of this Section shall be filed on forms prescribed by the Illinois Department of Public Health and in a manner consistent with the requirement of the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015.
(Source: P.A. 99-85, eff. 1-1-16