(a) Subject to the provisions of section 19a-289g, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift under section 19a-289c may amend or revoke an anatomical gift by: (1) A record signed by (A) the donor; (B) the other person; or (C) subject to subsection (b) of this section, another individual acting at the direction of the donor or the other person if the donor or other person is physically unable to sign; or (2) a subsequently executed document of gift that amends or revokes a previous anatomical gift or portion of an anatomical gift, either expressly or by inconsistency.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 19a-289e
- 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.
- another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
(b) A record signed pursuant to subparagraph (C) of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of this section shall: (1) Be witnessed by at least two adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness, who have signed at the request of the donor or the other person; and (2) state that such record has been signed and witnessed as provided for in subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Subject to the provisions of section 19a-289g, a donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift under section 19a-289c may revoke an anatomical gift by the destruction or cancellation of the document of gift, or the portion of the document of gift used to make the gift, with the intent to revoke the gift.
(d) A donor may amend or revoke an anatomical gift that was not made in a will by any form of communication during a terminal illness or injury addressed to at least two adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness.
(e) A donor who makes an anatomical gift in a will may amend or revoke the gift in the manner provided for amendment or revocation of wills or as provided in subsection (a) of this section.