Preston Hollow neighbor Eve Wiley has inspired Texas to make fertility fraud a new category of sexual assault under a bill that won unanimous approval from the House Senate, according to The Dallas Morning News.
The measure would make it a crime for a health-care provider to implant human sperm, eggs or embryos from an unauthorized donor. Sen. Joan Huffman, a Houston Republican, is the bill’s author. Wiley is a mom and counselor. Wiley said she recently learned that her mom’s fertility doctor actually was her biological dad. Wiley said she was surprised to learn the Texas penal code doesn’t recognize fertility fraud as a crime.
Senate Bill 1259, approved 31-0, now goes to the House.
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