Advocacy, Infertility, Surrogacy

The Final Push: Washington Surrogacy Legislation

04.14.11 | Comment?

With less than two weeks before the regular legislative session ends, it’s time for Washington lawmakers to make the final push to get their bills approved by both houses and signed into law by the governor…

The Senate passed an amended version of a bill by Rep. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, that would legalize compensated surrogacy contracts.

Senate lawmakers gutted the surrogacy portion of the bill and approved the portion that brings Washington in line with the Uniform Parentage Act.

Pedersen says that the move buys them time to reinstate the surrogacy provisions before session ends.

Read the full article: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014767154_apwaxgrwherethingsstand1stldwritethru.html

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