sec. 12. (a) before intended parents may commence assisted reproduction,
20 the intended parents shall obtain an assessment from a licensed child placing agency
21 in the intended parents' state of residence.
22 (b) the assessment must follow the normal practice for assessments in a 23 domestic infant adoption procedure and must include the following information:
24 (1) the intended parents' purpose for the assisted reproduction.
25 (2) the fertility history of the intended parents, including the
26 pregnancy history and response to pregnancy losses of the woman.
27 (3) an acknowledgment by the intended parents that the child may
28 not be the biological child of at least one (1) of the intended parent
29 depending on the type of artificial reproduction procedure used.
30 (4) a list of the intended parents' family and friend support system.
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1 (5) a plan for sharing any known genetic information with the child.
2 (6) personal information about each intended parent, including the
4 (a) family of origin.
5 (b) values.
6 (c) relationships.7 (d) education.
8 (e) employment and income.
9 (f) hobbies and talents.10 (g) physical description, including the general health of the
12 (h) birth verification.
13 (i) personality description, including the strengths and
14 weaknesses of each intended parent.
15 (7) description of any children residing in the intended parents' home.
16 (8)a verification and evaluation of the intended parents' marital
17 relationship, including:
18 (a) the shared values and interests between the individuals;
19 (b) the manner in which conflict between the individuals is
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21 (c) a history of the intended parents' relationship.
22 (9) documentation of the dissolution of any prior marriage and an
23 assessment of the impact of the prior marriage on the intended
24 parents' relationship.
25 (10) a description of the family lifestyle of the intended parents
26 include a description of individual participation in faith-based or
27 church activities, hobbies, and other interests.
28 (11) the intended parents' child rearing expectations and values
29 (12) a description of the home and community, including verification
30 of the safety and security of the home.
2 (14) statement of the assets, liabilities, investments, and ability of the
3 intended parents to manage finances, including the most recently filed
4 tax forms.
5 (15) a review of the local police records, the state and violent offender
6 directory, and a criminal history check as set forth in subsection (c).
7 (16) a letter of reference by a friend or family member
8 (17) a written consent from each donor, if known, to use of the
9 donation in the assisted reproduction medical procedure.
10 (18) the recommendation for participation in assisted reproduction.
11 (c) except as provided in subsection (d), the licensed child placing agency
12 shall conduct a criminal history check on each intended parent and any other
13 person who is currently residing in the intended parents' home.