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House Bill 1628

House Bill 1628

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1628 (Updated April 12, 2001 10:53 AM - DI 84)

Anatomical gifts. Requires a family to honor a decedent's anatomical gift donation and provides that the decedent's family does not have legal standing to refuse to honor the wishes of the decedent to make an anatomical gift donation unless the anatomical gift was revoked by the decedent before the decedent's death or by a guardian in the manner prescribed by law. Establishes a rebuttable presumption that a person who makes a written anatomical gift in compliance with law intended to make an anatomical gift. Provides procedures for ascertaining the donor's intent. Provides immunity from civil liability to a physician who follows a donor's anatomical gift directive. Makes a conforming amendment.
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