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Full Text of HB3531  101st General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by adding
5Section 6.27 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 85/6.27 new)
7    Sec. 6.27. Intended parent; delivery room.
8    (a) As used in this Section, "gestational surrogate",
9"gestational surrogacy contract", and "intended parent" have
10the meanings given to those terms in Section 10 of the
11Gestational Surrogacy Act.
12    (b) If a hospital has a gestational surrogacy contract on
13file for a gestational surrogate or has otherwise received the
14gestational surrogacy contract from a gestational surrogate,
15the hospital may not deny an intended parent entry into the
16delivery room where the gestational surrogate is being induced
17or in labor, except as provided under subsection (c).
18    (c) A hospital is not required to allow entry into the
19delivery room to an intended parent if: (1) medical personnel
20determine that the gestational surrogate's life or health could
21be jeopardized if an intended parent is present; (2) the
22gestational surrogacy contract prohibits an intended parent
23from being present; or (3) medical personnel determine there is



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1other good cause to prohibit an intended parent from being
2present, including, but not limited to, if the intended parent
3is causing a disturbance or other security concerns.
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.