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Summary of State Laws Regarding Egg Harvesting

 

1 state prohibits compensation of egg harvesting for any purpose:
     Louisiana

 

5 states prohibit compensation of egg harvesting for research, but are silent on egg harvesting for IVF:
     Arizona*, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts

 

4 states implicitly prohibit the sale of eggs obtained from human fetuses:
     Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Rhode Island

 

1 state explicitly allows for compensation and expenses for egg harvesting for IVF:
     Indiana ($3,000 plus expenses)

 

1 state explicitly allows for compensation and expenses for egg harvesting for research:
     New York

   

*Arizona is the first state to enact a law that requires specific requirements and informed consent health warnings in regard to egg harvesting for IVF.

Source: Bioethics Defense Fund

 

 

 

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