Anatomical gifts.

Authors: Representative Ronald Bacon


Requires an individual who harvests human bone, skin, tissue, heart valves, ligaments, or tendons to register with the medical licensing board. Provides that if a person authorized to make an anatomical gift objects to the making of an anatomical gift, neither the hospital nor the procurement organization may contact the person at a later time to ask the person to allow the anatomical gift. Requires that before obtaining consent for an anatomical gift of a decedent, the hospital or procurement organization shall provide the person authorized to make an anatomical gift with written information concerning the procedures that will take place in or on the decedent's body.