2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.1931 Search and notification.

KY Rev Stat § 311.1931 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.1931 Search and notification. (1) (2) (3) The following persons shall make a reasonable search of an individual who the person reasonably believes is dead or near death for a document of gift or other information identifying the individual as a donor or as an individual who made a refusal: (a) A law enforcement officer, firefighter, paramedic, or other emergency rescuer finding the individual; and (b) If no other source of the information is immediately available, a hospital, as soon as practical after the individual's arrival at the hospital. If a document of gift or a refusal to make an anatomical gift is located by the search required by subsection (1)(a) of this section, and the individual or deceased individual to whom it relates is taken to a hospital, the person responsible for conducting the search shall send the document of gift or refusal to the hospital. A person is not subject to criminal or civil liability for failing to discharge the duties imposed by this section but may be subject to administrative sanctions. Effective: July 15, 2010 History: Created 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 161, sec. 11, effective July 15, 2010.

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