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§ 557.5. Necessary parties to agreement--Requirements

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 10. ChildrenEffective: May 23, 2019

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 10. Children (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 24A. Gestational Agreement Act
Effective: May 23, 2019
10 Okl.St.Ann. § 557.5
§ 557.5. Necessary parties to agreement--Requirements
A. The following persons, and only the following persons, are necessary parties to a gestational agreement, and a gestational agreement shall not be validated if all such applicable necessary parties have not joined in the gestational agreement in compliance with the Oklahoma Gestational Agreement Act:
1. The gestational carrier;
2. The gestational spouse, if applicable; and
3. Each intended parent of a child to be born pursuant to a gestational carrier arrangement.
B. The following requirements apply to the necessary parties to a gestational agreement, and failure to meet such requirements shall prevent a court from validating the gestational agreement:
1. The gestational carrier, the gestational spouse, if applicable, and each intended parent must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time the parties enter into the gestational agreement;
2. No more than two intended parents may be party to a gestational agreement;
3. If an intended parent is married, then that intended parent's spouse must be a party to the gestational agreement as an intended parent;
4. If there are two intended parents that are party to a gestational agreement, then they must be married to each other; and
5. No person may be a party to a gestational agreement under this act if such person is in the United States illegally pursuant to the immigration laws of the United States in effect at the time of a gestational agreement.


Laws 2019, c. 433, § 6, emerg. eff. May 23, 2019.
10 Okl. St. Ann. § 557.5, OK ST T. 10 § 557.5
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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