Indiana Code - Criminal Law and Procedure - Title 35, Section 35-46-5-3
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Unlawful transfer of human organisms; exceptions
Sec. 3. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally purchases or
sells a human ovum, zygote, embryo, or fetus commits unlawful
transfer of a human organism, a Class C felony.
(b) This section does not apply to the following:
(1) The transfer to or receipt by a woman donor of an ovum of
an amount for:
(A) earnings lost due to absence from employment;
(B) travel expenses;
(C) hospital expenses;
(D) medical expenses; and
(E) recovery time in an amount not to exceed three thousand
concerning a treatment or procedure to enhance human
reproductive capability through in vitro fertilization, gamete
intrafallopian transfer, or zygote intrafallopian transfer.
(2) The following types of stem cell research:
(A) Adult stem cell.
(B) Fetal stem cell, as long as the biological parent has given
written consent for the use of the fetal stem cells.
As added by P.L.126-2005, SEC.10.
Last modified: May 25, 2006