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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Plans To Introduce Legislation To Legalize Gestational Surrogacy

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced he will again introduce legislation in 2020 to legalize gestational surrogacy in New York.

It’s one of only three states where it’s still not legal.

An apartment full of kids laughing and screaming is what Michael and Melissa Musman dreamed of when they got married. Melissa Musman says her fertility was compromised after she received radiation for tumors in her pelvis and abdomen.

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NY governor says he’ll try again to legalize paid surrogacy; plan opposed by bishops

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ALBANY, New York – Prospective parents in New York could enter into paid surrogacy contracts under a proposal that the governor says he’ll try to pass again in 2020.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he will submit legislation to legalize gestational surrogacy as part of his 2020 State of the State agenda. Gestational surrogacy allows people to conceive a child who would be carried by a surrogate. New York is one of a few states that explicitly bans paid surrogacy contracts.
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