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The DC Code: § 7-1531.03 Who may make anatomical gift before donor's death.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

Subject to § 7-1531.07, an anatomical gift of a donor's body or part may be made during the life of the donor for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education in the manner provided in § 7-1531.04 by:

1
The donor, if the donor is an adult or if the donor is a minor and is:
A
Emancipated; or
B
Authorized under state law to apply for a driver's license because the donor is at least 16 years of age;
2
An agent of the donor, unless the power of attorney for health care or other record prohibits the agent from making an anatomical gift;
3
A parent of the donor, if the donor is an unemancipated minor; or
4
The donor's guardian.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-145, see notes following § 7-1531.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 4 of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (2006). See Vol. 8A, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 7-1531.03 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 15, 2008, D.C. Law 17-145, § 4, 55 DCR 2532.)