SB 25/LM (BR 456) - R. Stivers II
AN ACT relating to anatomical gifts.
Create, amend, and repeal various provisions relating to anatomical gifts and create the Revised Anatomical Gift Act to make consistent the provisions relating to organ donation across the states; clarify certain provisions of earlier uniform acts; apply provisions to donations from deceased donors as a result of gifts made before or after their deaths; the manner of making an anatomical gift before the donor's death; procedure for amending or revoking an anatomical gift before the donor's death; the refusal to make an anatomical gift and the effect of that refusal; the preclusive effect of an anatomical gift, amendment, or revocation; who may make an anatomical gift of the decedent's body or part; the manner of making, amending, or revoking an anatomical gift of the decedent's body or part; persons that may receive an anatomical gift and the purpose of the anatomical gift; search by law enforcement and hospital for document of gift; the delivery of document of gift not required during donor's life, and the right to examine; the rights and duties of procurement organization and others; the coordination of procurement and use; prohibition of the sale or purchase of parts; other prohibited acts; immunity for certain parties; law governing validity; choice of law as to execution of document of gift, presumption of validity; the effect of an anatomical gift on advance health-care directive; cooperation between coroners and medical examiner and procurement organization; uniformity of application and construction; and the relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act; amend and repeal various sections to conform.
Jan 6-introduced in Senate
Jan 7-to Judiciary (S)