2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
Download as PDF
Statewide electronic registry for organ and tissue donations -Collaboration among agencies -- Strategies for operation.
Contingent upon the availability of funding, the Cabinet for Health and Family
Services shall facilitate the establishment of a statewide electronic registry for organ
and tissue donation for transplantation purposes. The cabinet may contract with a
public or private nonprofit entity to perform gatekeeper functions of the registry that
include but are not limited to the operation, maintenance, privacy, and security of
An ongoing collaboration shall be established among the Transportation Cabinet,
the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks
Trust for Life, the Kentucky Hospital Association, the Kentucky Medical
Association, and the federally certified organ and tissue procurement organizations
that operate in Kentucky to develop strategies for the operation of the registry.
Strategies shall include but not be limited to:
(a) Donor designation at the time of application or renewal of a driver's license;
(b) Online registration as a donor;
(c) Removal or exit from the registry;
(d) Timely access to the registry by relevant parties in accordance with federal
laws and regulations relating to organ and tissue donation and procurement for
transplantation purposes; and
(e) Evaluation of the effectiveness of the registry.
The cabinet may promulgate administrative regulations pursuant to KRS Chapter
13A to implement the provisions of this section.
Effective: July 15, 2010
History: Repealed, reenacted, and renumbered 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 161, sec. 19, effective
July 15, 2010. -- Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 38, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006.
Formerly codified as KRS 194A.750
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.1947 Statewide electronic registry for organ and tissue donations -- Collaboration among agencies -- Strategies for operation.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Kentucky may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.