A. Except as otherwise prescribed in subsections G and H of this section and subject to the requirements of subsection F of this section, in the absence of an express, contrary indication by the donor, a person other than the donor is barred from making, amending or revoking an anatomical gift if the donor made an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-844 or an amendment to an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-845.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-847

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. 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
  • Part: means an organ, eye or tissue of a human being. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Refusal: means a record created pursuant to section 36-846 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or part. See Arizona Laws 36-841

B. A donor’s revocation of an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-845 is not a refusal and does not bar another person specified in section 36-843 or 36-848 from making an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-844 or 36-849.

C. If a person other than the donor makes an unrevoked anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-844 or an amendment to an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-845, another person may not make, amend or revoke the gift pursuant to section 36-849.

D. A revocation of an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-845 by a person other than the donor does not bar another person from making an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-844 or 36-849.

E. In the absence of an express contrary indication by the donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-843, an anatomical gift of a part is neither a refusal to give another part nor a limitation on the making of an anatomical gift of another part at a later time by the donor or another person.

F. In the absence of an express, contrary indication by the donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift pursuant to section 36-843, an anatomical gift of a part for one or more of the purposes described in section 36-843 is not a limitation on the making of an anatomical gift of the part for any of the other purposes by the donor or any other person pursuant to section 36-844 or 36-849.

G. If a donor who is an unemancipated minor dies, a parent of the donor who is reasonably available may revoke or amend an anatomical gift.

H. If an unemancipated minor who signed a refusal dies, a parent of the minor who is reasonably available may revoke the minor’s refusal.