Sections
Part I Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act 327-1 – 327-26
Part II Disposition of Dead Human Bodies 327-32 – 327-39
Part III General Provisions 327-51 – 327-52

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 327

  • Accredited educational institution: means any educational institution which grants a master's or doctoral degree and is accredited by a regional accrediting body or a post graduate training institute accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Active candidate status: means documentation of eligibility to take the American Board of Genetic Counseling or its equivalent certification examinations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19
  • Administrator of the state procurement office: means the chief procurement officer for the governmental bodies of the executive branch of the State, other than the University of Hawaii, department of education, the several counties, and those governmental bodies administratively attached thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-2153
  • Agent: means an individual:

         (1)  Authorized to make health care decisions on the principal's behalf by a power of attorney for health care; or

         (2)  Expressly authorized to make an anatomical gift on the principal's behalf by any other record signed by the principal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2

  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Association: means the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Body part: means an eye or other organ, or tissue of a human being. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Clinical supervision: means the supervision of no more than six persons at the same time who are acquiring and completing clinical experience in accordance with section 451J-7(2) and (3), by a licensed marriage and family therapist whose license has been in good standing in any state for two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision, or any licensed mental health professional whose license has been in good standing in any state and who has been a clinical member in good standing of the association for the two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Continuing education courses: means courses approved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy:  Hawaii Division, American Psychological Association, Hawaii Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers, or National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual whose body or body part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, reciprocal beneficiary, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes, or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or body part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Donor registry: means a database that contains records of anatomical gifts and amendments to or revocations of anatomical gifts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any noncompensated individual performing services for any governmental body. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-117
  • Ethics courses: include ethics theory, ethical reasoning, ethical principles, ethical dilemmas, and professional ethics. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Genetic counseling practice: includes :

         (1)  Obtaining and interpreting individual, family, medical, developmental, and reproductive histories;

         (2)  Determining the mode of inheritance and risk of transmission of genetic conditions and birth defects;

         (3)  Discussing the inheritance, features, natural history, means of diagnosis, and management of these conditions;

         (4)  Identifying, coordinating, interpreting, and explaining genetic laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies;

         (5)  Assessing psychological factors and recognizing social, educational, and cultural issues related to having or being at risk for genetic conditions;

         (6)  Evaluating the client's or family's responses to the genetic condition or risk of having the genetic condition, and providing client-centered counseling and anticipatory guidance;

         (7)  Communicating information to their clients in an understandable manner;

         (8)  Facilitating informed decision-making about testing, treatment, and management;

         (9)  Identifying and effectively using community resources that provide medical, educational, financial, and psychosocial support and advocacy; and

        (10)  Providing accurate written documentation of medical, genetic, and counseling information for families and health care professionals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19

  • Genetic counselor: means a person licensed under this chapter who engages in genetic counseling practice. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, and welfare of an individual. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Identification card: means an identification card issued by a state or county authority or a driver's license issued by the examiner of drivers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Licensed genetic counselor: means an individual who holds a license in good standing to practice genetic counseling under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-19
  • licensed marriage and family therapist: means a person who uses the title of marriage and family therapist or licensed marriage and family therapist, who has been issued a license under this chapter, and whose license is in effect and not revoked or suspended at the time in question. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Marriage and family therapy intern: means a person who has completed all educational requirements stipulated in section 451J-7(1)(A) and who is currently earning supervised clinical experience in marriage and family therapy under clinical supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • 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 Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Procurement: means buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise acquiring any good, service, or construction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-117
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Property: means all goods, including equipment, materials, supplies, land, buildings, and other improvements to the land, also non-tangible items such as patents, inventions, and copyrights. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-2153
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a body part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • 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 Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's body part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Reciprocal beneficiary: means a party to a valid reciprocal beneficiary relationship as defined in chapter 572C. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Refusal: means a record created under section 327-7 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or body part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Sign: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:

         (1)  To execute or adopt a tangible symbol; or

         (2)  To attach or logically associate with the record an electronic symbol, sound, or process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2

  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Technician: means an individual determined to be qualified to remove or process body parts by an appropriate organization that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that furnishes organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • university: refers to the University of Hawaii, unless otherwise required by the context. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 304A-101