2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.1939 Sale or purchase of parts prohibited.

KY Rev Stat § 311.1939 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.1939 Sale or purchase of parts prohibited. (1) (2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, a person that for valuable consideration, knowingly purchases or sells a part for transplantation or therapy if removal of a part from an individual is intended to occur after the individual's death shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for not less than one (1) nor more than five (5) years or be fined not more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or both. A person may charge a reasonable amount for the removal, processing, preservation, quality control, storage, transportation, implantation, or disposal of a part. Effective: July 15, 2010 History: Created 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 161, sec. 15, effective July 15, 2010.

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