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Genetic surrogacy agreementRequirements for validation.

(1) Except as otherwise provided in RCW 26.26A.775, to be enforceable, a genetic surrogacy agreement must be validated by the superior court. A proceeding to validate the agreement must be commenced before assisted reproduction related to the surrogacy agreement.
(2) The court shall issue an order validating a genetic surrogacy agreement if the court finds that:
(a) RCW 26.26A.705, 26.26A.710, and 26.26A.715 are satisfied; and
(b) All parties entered into the agreement voluntarily and understand its terms.
(3) An individual who terminates under RCW 26.26A.765 a genetic surrogacy agreement shall file notice of the termination with the court. On receipt of the notice, the court shall vacate any order issued under subsection (2) of this section. An individual who does not notify the court of the termination of the agreement is subject to sanctions.
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