(1)“Assisted reproduction” means a method of causing pregnancy other than sexual intercourse. The term includes:
(a)Intrauterine or intracervical insemination;
(b)Donation of gametes or embryos;
(c)In-vitro fertilization and transfer of embryos; and
(d)Intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
(2)“Department” means the Colorado department of public health and environment.
(3)“Donor” means an individual who produces eggs or sperm collected by a gamete agency, gamete bank, or fertility clinic or whose eggs or sperm created an embryo received by a gamete agency, gamete bank, or fertility clinic for use in assisted reproduction by a recipient who is unknown to the donor of the gametes at the time of donation. The term “donor” only applies to the regulation of gamete agencies, gamete banks, or fertility clinics pursuant to this article 57 and does not apply for the purposes of determining parentage.
(4)“Donor-conceived person” means an individual of any age who was born as a result of assisted reproduction using gametes from a donor unknown to the recipient parent or parents at the time of donation.
(5)“Fertility clinic” means an entity or organization that performs assisted reproduction medical procedures and receives donor gametes for a recipient in, or who is a resident of, Colorado, and the recipient and gamete donor are unknown to each other at time of donation.
(6)“Gamete” means unfertilized oocytes or sperm.
(7)“Gamete agency” means an oocyte or sperm donor matching agency that is located within or outside of Colorado and matches gamete donors with recipients in, or who are residents of, Colorado, and the potential recipients and gamete donors are unknown to each other at time of donation.
(8)“Gamete agency, gamete bank, or fertility clinic” means any one of such entities as defined in this section.
(9)“Gamete bank” means an entity or organization that collects gametes from a donor or receives embryos and provides gametes or embryos to a recipient parent or parents or the recipient parent’s medical provider when the recipient and donor are unknown to each other at time of donation and that is located within or outside of Colorado and provides gametes or embryos to a recipient parent or parents in, or who are residents of, Colorado.
(10)“Identifying information” means:
(a)The donor’s full name;
(b)The donor’s date of birth; and
(c)The donor’s permanent and, if different, current address or other contact information at the time of the donation, or, if different, the donor’s current address or other contact information or both as retained by the gamete agency, gamete bank, or fertility clinic.
(11)“Matches” or “matches gametes” means the process of matching a donor with a recipient in, or who is a resident of, Colorado.
(12)“Medical history” means information regarding any:
(a)Present physical illness of the donor;
(b)Past illness of the donor; and
(c)Social, genetic, and family medical history pertaining to the donor’s health.
(13)“Mental health professional” means a person who is certified or licensed pursuant to article 245 of title 12 or an out-of-state professional who is a licensed psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, or professional counselor.
(14)“Recipient” or “recipient parent” means a person who receives donor gametes or embryos as an intended parent from a gamete agency, gamete bank, or fertility clinic for use in assisted reproduction for the purpose of conceiving a child.
(15)“State board” means the Colorado state board of health.
Section 25-57-103 — Definitions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-25.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).