A. Except as otherwise provided in subsection B, a person who for valuable consideration knowingly purchases or sells a part for transplantation or therapy, if removal of a part from an individual is intended to occur after the individual’s death, is guilty of a class 3 felony.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-854

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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

B. This section does not prevent a person from charging a reasonable amount for the removal, processing, preservation, quality control, storage, transportation, implantation or disposal of a part.