language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 93-S.F.No. 227 An act relating to health; enacting the uniform determination of death act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [145.135] [DETERMINATION OF DEATH.] Subdivision 1. [CITATION.] This section may be cited as the uniform determination of death act. Subd. 2. [DETERMINATION OF DEATH.] An individual is dead if the individual sustains irreversible cessation of: (1) circulatory and respiratory functions; or (2) all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem. A determination of death must be made in accordance with generally accepted medical standards. Presented to the governor May 5, 1989 Signed by the governor May 9, 1989, 12:15 p.m.