Bill Status of HB2140 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SPERM BANK-DONOR RECORDS
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to require each sperm bank operating in this State to keep records of the name and contact information of each sperm donor for a period of 50 years following the donation of sperm. Provides that before any sperm donor makes a donation at a sperm bank, the sperm bank shall require the sperm donor to agree in writing that he has no expectation of anonymity with regard to his donation and that his biological child may be provided with his contact information upon request of the child or the child's parent or guardian if the child is under the age of 18. Provides that the sperm bank shall provide the sperm donor's contact information to the Department and to the biological child of the sperm donor upon request of the child or the parent or guardian of the child if the child is under the age of 18. Requires the Department to create and maintain a database of the sperm donors' names and contact information provided by the sperm bank. Requires the Department to make the name and contact information of a sperm donor available to that sperm donor's verified biological child upon request. Defines "sperm donor".