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Legislative Session number- 85

Bill Name: SF0883

3E Relating to anatomical gifts


"Darlene Luther
Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act"; defining certain terms; specifying
procedures and the manner of making anatomical gifts before death of a donor;
providing for amending or revoking procedures; providing refusal to make
anatomical gifts; specifying preclusive effect of anatomical gift, amendment or
revocation; specifying procedures and the manner of making an anatomical gift of
the body or part of a decedent and providing for certain amending or revoking
procedures; specifying certain procedures for persons receiving anatomical gift
and the purpose of the gift; specifying certain requirements for reasonable
search and notification of individuals; providing for the delivery of document
of gift not required during the lifetime of the donor, providing for right to
examine; specifying rights and duties of procurement organization and others,
specifying certain duties of hospitals for coordination, procurement and use;
prohibiting sale or purchase of parts, imposing penalties; providing immunity
for certain persons; specifying law governing validity, choice of law as to
execution of document of gift and presumption of validity; requiring department
of health to establish or contract for the establishment of a donor registry and
specifying certain duties of department of public safety; providing for effect
of anatomical gift on health care directives; requiring cooperation between
medical examiner and procedure organization to recover anatomical gifts for the
purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education; providing for
facilitation of anatomical gift from the body of the decedent under the
jurisdiction of medical examiner; specifying relation to electronic signatures
in global and national commerce act; providing for relation to the uniform
commercial code; repealing the uniform anatomical gift act


Making certain conforming changes; modifying immunity from
liability provisions; specifying instructions to the revisor of statutes
120, 2007)