21-55-1 Action or damages for conception or birth prohibited--"Conception" defined.
Action or damages for conception or birth prohibited--"Conception" defined.
shall be no cause of action or award of damages on behalf of any person based on the claim of that
person that, but for the conduct of another, he would not have been conceived or, once conceived,
would not have been permitted to have been born alive. The term "conception," as used in this
section, means the fertilization of a human ovum by a human sperm, which occurs when the sperm
has penetrated the cell membrane of the ovum.
Source: SL 1981, ch 172, § 1.