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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Abandoned embryos and adoption matters. Excludes gestational carriers from the definition of surrogacy. States that the general assembly favors the public policy of the right of a child to a permanent and secure home and that this right outweighs the inconvenience caused to a nonresident who is served notice in an adoption proceeding. Specifies that a voluntary termination of parental rights is irrevocable and may not be set aside except for specified circumstances. Requires the health finance commission to study specified issues concerning assisted reproduction, infertility, gestational agreements, and surrogacy agreements.