2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 35 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 5 - ANATOMICAL GIFTS
ARTICLE 2 - REVISED UNIFORM ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT
SECTION 35-5-210 - Manner of making, amending or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-5-210 (2017)

35-5-210. Manner of making, amending or revoking anatomical gift of decedent's body or part.

(a) A person authorized to make an anatomical gift under W.S. 35-5-209 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.

(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, an anatomical gift by a person authorized under W.S. 35-5-209 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 W.S. 35-5-209 may be:

(i) Amended only if a majority of the reasonably available members agree to the amending of the gift; or

(ii) Revoked only if a majority of the reasonably available members agree to the revocation of the gift or if they are equally divided as to whether to revoke the gift.

(c) A revocation under subsection (b) 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.

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