Terms Used In Florida Statutes 765.514
- Advance directive: means a witnessed written document or oral statement in which instructions are given by a principal or in which the principal's desires are expressed concerning any aspect of the principal's health care or health information, and includes, but is not limited to, the designation of a health care surrogate, a living will, or an anatomical gift made pursuant to part V of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 765.101
- Death: means the absence of life as determined, in accordance with currently accepted medical standards, by the irreversible cessation of all respiration and circulatory function, or as determined, in accordance with…. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Department: means the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Document of gift: means any of the documents or mechanisms used in making an anatomical gift under…. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Donee: The recipient of a gift.
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Donor: means an individual who makes an anatomical gift of all or part of his or her body. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death and to be used for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Health care: means care, services, or supplies related to the health of an individual and includes, but is not limited to, preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance, or palliative care, and counseling, service, assessment, or procedure with respect to the individual's physical or mental condition or functional status or that affect the structure or function of the individual's body. See Florida Statutes 765.101
- Identification card: means an official identification card issued by a governmental entity, state agency, or subdivision thereof. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
- Probate: Proving a will
- signed: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record, to execute or adopt a tangible symbol, or attach to or logically associate an electronic symbol, sound, or process with the record. See Florida Statutes 765.511
- Surrogate: means any competent adult expressly designated by a principal to make health care decisions and to receive health information. See Florida Statutes 765.101
- Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
UNIFORM DONOR CARD
The undersigned hereby makes this anatomical gift, if medically acceptable, to take effect on death. The words and marks below indicate my desires:
(a)   any needed organs, tissues, or eyes;
(b)   only the following organs, tissues, or eyes
[Specify the organs, tissues, or eyes]
for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, medical research, or education;
(c)   my body for anatomical study if needed. Limitations or special wishes, if any:
(If applicable, list specific donee;
this must be arranged in advance with the donee.)
Signed by the donor and the following witnesses in the presence of each other:
(Signature of donor)         (Date of birth of donor)
(Date signed)         (City and State)