525.9221 EXAMINATION, AUTOPSY, APPLICABLE LAW, LIABILITY.
(a) An anatomical gift authorizes any reasonable examination necessary to assure medical
acceptability of the gift for the purposes intended.
(b) The provisions of sections
are subject to the laws of this state
(c) A hospital, physician, surgeon, coroner, medical examiner, local public health officer,
enucleator, technician, or other person, who acts in accordance with sections
or with the applicable anatomical gift law of another state or a foreign country or attempts in good
faith to do so is not liable for that act in a civil action or criminal proceeding.
(d) An individual who makes an anatomical gift pursuant to section
and the individual's estate are not liable for any injury or damage that may result from the making
or the use of the anatomical gift.
(e) The provision or use of any part of a human body, including blood, blood components,
bone marrow, or solid organs from living donors, for the purpose of injection, transfusion,
or transplantation in the human body is the rendition of a health care service by each person
participating in the provision or use and is not a sale of goods, as that term is defined in section
336.2-105, paragraph (1)
, or a sale of a product.
History: 1991 c 202 s 37; 1993 c 13 art 1 s 46; 1993 c 256 s 1