Each executed document of gift transferred by the department of transportation to an organ procurement organization is presumed to be a valid document of gift that establishes an anatomical gift for transplantation or therapy if all of the following apply:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-864

  • 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
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record that is used to make 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.
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person that is designated by the secretary of the United States department of health and human services as an organ procurement organization. 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
  • Procurement organization: means any of the following:

    (a) An organ procurement organization. See Arizona Laws 36-841

1. The organ procurement organization that maintains an anatomical gift registry established pursuant to this article contacted each person who executed the document of gift before that person’s death or incapacity.

2. The person had not amended or revoked the anatomical gift before death.

3. The organ procurement organization provided the person with notice of:

(a) The inclusion of the person’s name in an anatomical gift registry established pursuant to this article.

(b) The opportunity to amend or revoke the anatomical gift.

(c) Instructions about how to amend or revoke the anatomical gift.