Assisted Conception, Reproductive Technologies
Assisted Conception, Reproductive Technology - Kansas Family Law Code
Article 23.—ASSISTED CONCEPTION, REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY
23-2301. Artificial insemination; performance; consent.
The technique of heterologous artificial insemination may be performed in this state at the request and with the consent in writing of the husband and wife desiring the utilization of such technique for the purpose of conceiving a child or children.
23-2302. Same; child is natural child at law.
Any child or children heretofore or hereafter born as the result of heterologous artificial insemination shall be considered at law in all respects the same as a naturally conceived child of the husband and wife so requesting and consenting to the use of such technique.
23-2303. Artificial insemination; consent executed and filed; file not open to public.
The consent provided for in this act shall be executed and acknowledged by both the husband and wife and the person who is to perform the technique, and an original thereof may be filed under the same rules as adoption papers in the district court of the county in which such husband and wife reside. The written consent so filed shall not be open to the general public, and the information contained therein may be released only to the persons executing such consent, or to persons having a legitimate interest therein as evidenced by a specific court order.