RESOLVE works with advocacy volunteers and other organizations to ensure equal access to all family building options for people experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders. We do this by tracking and acting on state legislation that impact the family building community, whether they are pro-family or anti-family bills. This is an ongoing list that we update with information and ways to get involved. If you know of a bill in your state but it is not listed below, please contact RESOLVE at info@resolve.org.

Alaska

Bill Number: HB 206 

  • Description of Bill: Personhood; An Act Known as Life of Conception Act or the Preborn Child Equality Act of 2021. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE opposes this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced and referred to Judiciary Committee on 5/10/21.  
  • Link to Bill: HB 206 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

California

Bill Number: AB-797 

  • Description of Bill: Healthcare coverage: treatment for infertility. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the House on 2/16/21. Coauthors revised bill language on 3/11/21.  
  • Link to Bill: AB-797 
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Bill Number: AB-993 

  • Description of Bill: Uniform Parentage Act; Provides presumptions as to the parentage of a child born under the circumstances of conception through assisted reproduction. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the Assembly on 2/19/21. Referred to Committee on Judiciary on 3/04/21. Sponsor amendments and re-referred to Committee on Judiciary on 3/22/21. Committee hearing held on 4/6/21 and received a favorable recommendation. Re-referred to Committee on Appropriations with a “do pass” recommendation on 4/07/21. Hearing held in Committee and received a favorable recommendation and “do pass” on 5/20/21. Read for a third time in full Assembly on 5/24/21. Passed favorably in a Full House Vote on 6/2/21. Moved forward to the Senate, read first time, and referred to the Committee on RLS for assignment on 6/03/21. Referred to the Judiciary Committee with author amendments on 6/25/21. Received a do pass out of Judiciary Committee on 07/07/21 and referred to the Appropriations Committee. On 8/26/21 held under submission in Committee. 
  • Link to Bill: AB-993 
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Colorado

Bill Number: HB22-1008

  • Description of Bill: Implementation of Fertility Coverage; Concerning the federal requirements for the implementation of fertility coverage under health benefit plans.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the House and placed under consideration on 1/12/2022.
  • Link to Bill: HB22-1008
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

Florida

Bill Number: HB 1085

  • Description of Bill: Sickle Cell Disease; Requires health insurance policies & health maintenance contracts to provide coverage for fertility preservation.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/3/22 and referred to the Finance & Facilities Subcommittee and Health & Human Services Subcommittee.
  • Link to Bill: HB 1085
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

Hawaii

Bill Number: HCR 110 

  • Description of Bill: Requesting the auditor to update its report which accesses the social and financial effects of mandatory health insurance coverage for fertility preservation procedures. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced in the House and referred to Legislative Management Committee on 3/15/21. Resolution heard in Committee on 3/22/21 and received a favorable do pass with amendments; was referred to CPC. The Committee on CPC voted to pass the resolution forward on 3/29/21 and it was transmitted to the Senate. Referred to Senate GVO and CPN Committees on 4/01/21.  
  • Link to Bill: HCR 110 
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Illinois

Bill Number: SB 3120

  • Description of Bill: Illinois Support Through Loss Act
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/11/22 and referred to Assignments.
  • Link to Bill: SB 3120
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

Indiana

Bill Number: HB 1104

  • Description of Bill: Assisted reproduction and gestational surrogacy; repeals current Indiana law regarding surrogacy agreements.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/04/22 and referred to Judiciary Committee.
  • Link to Bill: HB 1104
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Bill Number: HB 1282

  • Description of Bill: Personhood; An Act relating to the protection of life beginning at conception and including effective date provisions.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE opposes this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/04/22 and referred to Judiciary Committee.
  • Link to Bill: HB 1282
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

Iowa

Bill Number: HF 267 

  • Description of Bill: Personhood; An Act relating to the protection of life beginning at conception, and including effective date provisions. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE opposes this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced and referred to Human Resources Committee on 1/28/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HB 267 
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Bill Number: HF 2014

  • Description of Bill: An Act relating to assisted reproduction and providing penalties.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/11/22 and referred to the Judiciary Committee.
  • Link to Bill: HF 2014
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

 

Maine

Bill Number: HP 1144 

  • Description of Bill: An Act to Provide Access to Fertility Care. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced and referred to the Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services on 4/20/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HP 1144 
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Bill Number: HP 678 

  • Description of Bill: An Act to Help Cancer Patients with Fertility Preservation. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill with amendments. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced and referred to the Committee on Health Coverage and Insurance on 3/10/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HP 678 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Maryland

Bill Number: HB 142

  • Description of Bill: Health Insurance- Coverage of In Vitro Fertilization- Revisions. Prohibiting certain carriers from denying coverage of benefits for expenses arising from in vitro fertilization procedures because a policyholder or subscriber or dependent spouse of a policyholder or subscriber is a genetic carrier and at risk for a fetal anomaly
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/12/22 and referred to Health and Government Operations Committee. Hearing scheduled on 1/27 at 2:30pm EST.
  • Link to Bill: HB 142
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Massachusetts

Bill Number: SB 640 & HB 1116 

  • Description of Bill: An Act relative to preserving fertility and required coverage for standard fertility preservation services. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these bills. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: On 3/29/31 SB 640 Introduced in the Senate and House and referred to the Joint Committee on Financial Services. Joint Committee on Financial Services hearing held on 10/26/21. 
  • RESOLVE Letter of Support 
  • Link to Bill: SB 640HB 1116; 
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Bill Number: H 1573 

  • Description of Bill: An Act permitting the adoption of embryos. A person of full age may petition the probate court for the adoption of an embryo. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: H 1573 was introduced in the House and referred to the Judiciary Committee on 3/30/21. Joint hearing held on 11/9/21. 
  • Link to Bill: H 1573 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: SD 556 & HD 1226 

  • Description of Bill: Parentage & adoption. Whenever a child is born into a presumption of parentage as a result of assisted reproduction and the non-marital parent wish to complete an adoption of the child to establish or affirm parentage, the non-marital parents may file a petition for adoption. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these bills. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: These bills have been pre-filed. 
  • Link to Bill: SD 556HD 1226; 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: H 1104 

  • Description of Bill: An Act further mandating infertility insurance coverage. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been pre-filed. Bill introduced in the House and referred to the Joint Committee on Financial Services. Joint Committee hearing held on 10/26/21. 
  • Link to Bill: H 1104 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: S 652 

  • Description of Bill: An Act relative to LGBTQ family building and infertility insurance coverage. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been pre-filed. Bill introduced and referred to the Joint Committee on Financial Services on 3/29/21. Joint hearing held on 11/09/21. 
  • Link to Bill: S 652 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: H 1714 & S 1133 

  • Description of Bill: An Act relative to parentage to promote children’s security. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these bills. This is a carryover bill from 2021.  
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: These bills have been pre-filed. Introduced in the Senate and House on 3/39/21 and referred to the Joint Judiciary Committee. Joint hearing held on 11/08/21. 
  • Link to Bill: H 1714; S 1133 
  • RESOLVE Letter of Support 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: H 3735 

  • Description of Bill: An Act designating September as PCOS Awareness Month. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been pre-filed. Introduced in the House and referred to the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight on 5/06/21. Joint hearing held on 10/29/21. 
  • Link to Bill: H 3735 
  • RESOLVE Letter of Support 
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Michigan

Bill Number: HB 6486 

  • Description of Bill: A health insurance policy delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state that provides pregnancy coverage must include coverage for outpatient in vitro fertilization procedure under specific conditions. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports with significant amendments. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been pre-filed.  Bill introduced in the House and referred to the Committee on Insurance on 12/02/20. 
  • Link to Bill: HB 6486 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

New York

Bill Number: A 6832 & S 6386 

  • Description of Bill: Relates to the requirements of surrogacy programs and criteria for surrogacy arrangements. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these bills. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced in the Assembly and referred to Judiciary Committee on 4/12/21. S 6396 was introduced in the Senate and referred to Judiciary Committee on 4/27/21. 
  • Link to Bill: A 6832S 6396; 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: A 387 

  • Description of Bill: Establishes the crime of fertility fraud as an assisted reproduction procedure using the health care provider’s own spermatozoon or ovum or using human reproductive material without the donor’s consent. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced in the Assembly and referred to Codes Committee on 1/06/21. 
  • Link to Bill: A 387 
  • Action Needed: 
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Bill Number: A 718 

  • Description of Bill: Creates a private right of action for fertility fraud and adds a health care practitioner using human reproductive material from a donor knowing or reasonably should have known that such patient had not expressly consented to such use, to the crime of aggravated sexual abuse in the fourth degree. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced in the Assembly and referred to Codes Committee on 1/06/21. 
  • Link to Bill: A 718 
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Bill Number: A 5469 

  • Description of Bill: Relates to insurance coverage for standard fertility preservation services. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced in the Assembly and referred to Insurance Committee on 2/19/21. 
  • Link to Bill: A 5469 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Number: S 7602

  • Description of Bill: Enacts the “donor conceived person protection act”
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced in the Senate on 12/15/21 and referred to the Health Committee on 1/05/22.
  • Link to Bill: S 7602
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

North Carolina

Bill Number: HB 158 

  • Description of Bill: Personhood; Human Life begins at the moment of fertilization and shall be held inviolate as an individual person and protected by laws of this state. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE opposes this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Introduced in the House and referred to the Judiciary Committee on 2/25/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HB 158 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Ohio

Bill Number: HB 64 

  • Description of Bill: An Act relating to fraudulent assisted reproduction and civil actions for an assisted reproduction procedure without consent. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill was introduced and referred to Criminal Justice Committee on 2/4/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HB 64 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Pennsylvania

Bill Number: SB 339 

  • Bill Title: An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L. 682, No. 284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, providing for coverage of infertility treatment. 
  • Description of Bill: Requires health benefit plans to cover infertility treatments. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill has been introduced in Senate and referred to Banking and Insurance Committee on 3/10/21. 
  • Link to Bill: SB 339 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Bill Numbers: HB 2142 & SB 989

  • Bill Title: An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L. 682, No. 284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, providing for coverage of infertility treatment.
  • Description of Bill: Requires health benefit plans to cover infertility treatments.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports these bills.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: HB 2142 was introduced in the House and referred to the Insurance Committee on 12/08/21. SB 989 was introduced in the Senate and referred to the Banking and Insurance Committee on 12/13/31.
  • Link to Bill: HB 2142; SB 339
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

 

Vermont

Bill Number: H 107 

  • Description of Bill: An act relating to coverage of fertility preservation for individuals diagnosed with cancer. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill with amendments. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced and referred to the Committee on Health Care on 1/21/21. 
  • Link to Bill: H 107 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Virginia

Bill Number: HB 1932 

  • Bill Title: Child-placing agencies; conscience clause. 
  • Description of Bill: Repeals provisions that allowed child-placing agencies to refuse to preform, assist with, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placements when the proposed placement would violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions or policies. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced and referred to the Committee on Health, Welfare, and Institutions on 1/11/21. Assigned to Social Services Subcommittee on 1/15/21. Voted favorably do pass in Subcommittee with amendments on 1/27/21 and referred to the House, Welfare, and Institutions Committee. Voted forward in HWI Committee on 1/28/21 and moved to House Floor. House floor voted favorably do pass on 2/03/21 and transferred to the Senate. Read in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services on 2/05/21. 
  • Link to Bill: HB 1932 
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Bill Number: HJ 545 

  • Description of Bill: Study; insurance coverage for infertility treatment and fertility preservation; report. Directs the Health Insurance Reform Commission to study mandating insurance coverage for infertility treatment including in vitro fertilization and standard fertility preservation procedures. The Commission is required to complete its meetings by November 30, 2021, and the chairman shall submit an executive summary of its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this resolution. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Pre-filed and introduced resolution in the House on 1/12/21. Referred to the Committee on Rules and assigned to Subcommittee Study. Hearing held on 1/22 and Subcommittee unanimously recommended moving the bill forward (5-Y 0-N). 
  • Link to BillHJ 545 
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Bill Number: SB 163

  • Description of Bill: Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortions or selective reductions unenforceable.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE opposes bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/10/22 and referred to the Education and Health Committee.
  • Link to Bill: SB 163
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Bill Number: HB 480

  • Description of Bill: Health insurance; coverage for the diagnosis of and treatment for infertility and fertility preservation.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced on 1/11/22 and awaiting Committee referral.
  • Link to Bill: HB 480
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.

Washington

Bill Number: HB 1730

Added February 1, 2021

  • Description of Bill: Concerning fertility services; infertility and fertility preservation insurance coverage.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was prefiled on 1/03/22.
  • Link to Bill: HB 1730
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.
  • Washingtonians deserve equitable access to infertility care, seattletimes.com, January 18, 2022

Bill Number: SB 5348 

  • Description of Bill: Fertility fraud; A patient utilizing assisted reproduction, may maintain a civil cause of action for damages for false representation in assisted reproduction. 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced and referred to Law and Justice Committee on 1/25/21. 
  • Link to Bill: SB 5348 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Washington, D.C.

Bill Number: B 24-0125 

  • Description of Bill: Expediated Adoption Eligibility Amendment Act of 2021; would entitle a couple who uses assisted reproductive technology to an expedited adoption, 
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE is reviewing this bill. 
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: This bill has been introduced and referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on 3/02/21. 
  • Link to Bill: B 24-0125 
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state. 

Wisconsin

Bill Number: SB 693

  • Description of Bill: Coverage of infertility services under health policies and plans and granting rule-making authority.
  • Does RESOLVE support or oppose this Bill: RESOLVE supports this bill. This is a carryover bill from 2021.
  • Current status of the Bill in the legislative process: Bill was introduced and referred to Committee on Insurance, Licensing, and Forestry on 11/11/21.
  • Link to Bill: SB 693
  • Action Needed: Please sign up for RESOLVE Advocacy Network to stay up to date on legislative activity in your state.