Is Paid Surrogacy Legal in NY?
Is paid surrogacy legal in NY? Yes, a new law makes it possible. You can be paid to be a surrogate.
The Child-Parent Security Act was signed on April 3, 2020, and took effect on February 15, 2021. The law outlines the rights of the surrogate and intended parents as well as the process to declare parentage before birth. This law was a huge step forward in NY for those with severe infertility and gestational conditions as well as the LGBTQIA community. These numerous individuals formerly had to seek help outside of NY in nearly all cases.