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Hope After Rape Conception Board Members are available
to testify before state legislatures on this model legislation. Three of the Board Members are attorneys/law grads—
two of whom had to fight their rapist for custody.  


Another Board Member 
has been involved in a 
custody battle with her 
daughter's rapist. Please 
visit the Board Member 
page for more info.



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States with Laws Passed


Below is a list of the states that have laws in place dealing with rape conception/custody

1. Arkansas
2. California
3. Colorado
4. Connecticut
5. Delaware
6. Florida
7. Idaho
8. Illinois
9. Louisiana
10. Maine
11. Michigan
12. Missouri
13. Montana
14. Nevada
15. New Hampshire
16. New Jersey
17. North Carolina
18. Oklahoma
19. Pennsylvania
20. South Dakota
21. Tennessee
22. Texas
23. Utah
24. Wisconsin



See Ark. Code Ann. § 9-10-121 (Westlaw 2013); Cal. Fam. Code § 3030(b) (2012); Colo. Rev. Stat. § 19-5-105.5; Conn. Gen. Stat. § 45a-717(g)(2)(G) (2013); Del. Code Ann. tit. 13, § 724A(e) (2013); Fla. Stat. § 39.806(m); Idaho Code Ann. § 16-2005(2)(a) (2012); 750 Ill. Comp. Stat. 45/6.5 ; La. Civ. Code Ann. art. 137 (2012) & La. Child Code Ann. art. 1015(8) (2012); Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 19-A, § 1658 (2013); Mich. Comp. Laws Serv. § § 722.25(2), .27a(4) (LexisNexis 2012); Mo. Rev. Stat. § 211.447.5(5) (2012); Mont. Code Ann. § 41-3-609(1)(c) (2011); Nev. Rev. Stat. § 125C.210(1) (2012); N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 170-C:5(VII)(d) (2012); N.J. Stat. Ann. § 9:2-4.1(a) (2012); N.C. Gen. Stat. § § 14-27.2(c), .3(c) (2012); Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 10A, § 1-4-904(B)(11) (2012); 23 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 2511(a)(7) (2012); S.D. Codified Laws § 25-4a-20 (2012); Tenn. Code Ann. § § 36-1-113(c), (g)(10) (2012); Tex. Fam. Code Ann. § 161.007 (2012); Utah Code Ann. § 76-5-414 (LexisNexis 2013); Wis. Stat. § 48.415(9) (2012).