2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.1927 Manner of making, amending, or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's
body or part.
A person authorized to make an anatomical gift under KRS 311.1925 may make an
anatomical gift by a document of gift signed by the person making the gift or by that
person's oral communication that is electronically recorded or is contemporaneously
reduced to a record and signed by the individual receiving the oral communication.
Subject to subsection (3) of this section, an anatomical gift by a person authorized
under KRS 311.1925 may be amended or revoked orally or in a record by any
member of a prior class who is reasonably available. If more than one (1) member
of the prior class is reasonably available, the gift made by a person authorized under
KRS 311.1925 may be:
(a) Amended only if a majority of the reasonably available members agree to the
amending of the gift; or
(b) Revoked only if a majority of the reasonably available members agree to the
revoking of the gift or if they are equally divided as to whether to revoke the
A revocation under subsection (2) of this section is effective only if, before an
incision has been made to remove a part from the donor's body or before invasive
procedures have begun to prepare the recipient, the procurement organization,
transplant hospital, or physician or technician knows of the revocation.
Effective: July 15, 2010
History: Created 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 161, sec. 9, effective July 15, 2010.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.1927 Manner of making, amending, or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.
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