2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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.

KY Rev Stat § 311.1927 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.1927 Manner of making, amending, or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's body or part. (1) (2) (3) 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 gift. 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.

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