Advocacy

Making History: Colorado SB 22-224

With the bang of the gavel, Colorado made history by passing the first act of its kind within the United States. SB22-224 contains meaningful regulatory protections for donor conceived people, their families, and donors.

Landmark Legislation Introduced in Colorado

U.S. Donor Conceived Council is pleased to announce the introduction of SB 22-224, the “Donor-Conceived Persons And Families of Donor-Conceived Persons Protection Act” by Colorado Senate President Stephen Fenberg.

2022 Survey of U.S. Sperm Banks

U.S. Donor Conceived Council surveyed sperm bank websites to analyze their publicly described business practices and compare those practices to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) guidelines, the American Association of Tissue Bank (AATB) guidelines, and DCC’s vision statement. 

The State of Legislation

Several U.S. states have enacted or are considering laws regarding fertility fraud and donor conception, including Washington, California, and New York. Read this guide for an overview of legislation efforts and how you can advocate for change.