3111.88 Non-spousal artificial insemination definitions.

As used in sections 3111.88 to 3111.96 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Artificial insemination" means the introduction of semen into the vagina, cervical canal, or uterus through instruments or other artificial means.

(B) "Donor" means a man who supplies semen for a non-spousal artificial insemination.

(C) "Non-spousal artificial insemination" means an artificial insemination of a woman with the semen of a man who is not her husband.

(D) "Physician" means a person who is licensed pursuant to Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine or surgery or osteopathic medicine or surgery in this state.

(E) "Recipient" means a woman who has been artificially inseminated with the semen of a donor.

Effective Date: 03-22-2001 .