Subject to the requirements of section 36-847, an anatomical gift may be made during the life of the donor for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education in the manner provided in section 36-844 by:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-843

  • Adult: means an individual who is at least eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Agent: means an individual who is either:

    (a) Authorized to make health care decisions on the principal's behalf pursuant to a health care power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 36-841

  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Driver license: means a license or permit that is issued pursuant to title 28 to operate a vehicle, whether or not conditions are attached to the license or permit. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Minor: means an individual who is under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 36-841

1. The donor, if the donor is an adult or is a minor who is either:

(a) Emancipated.

(b) Authorized under state law to apply for a driver license because the donor is at least the youngest age at which an individual may apply for any type of driver license.

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. If the donor is an unemancipated minor, a parent of the donor.

4. The donor’s guardian.