§ 142C.1 Short title
§ 142C.2 Definitions
§ 142C.3 Persons who may make — manner of making — amending or revoking — refusal to make anatomical gift before donor’s death — preclusive effect.
§ 142C.4 Who may make anatomical gift of decedent’s body or part — amending or revoking gift.
§ 142C.4A Cooperation between medical examiner and organ procurement organization — facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose body is under jurisdiction of medical examiner.
§ 142C.5 Persons who may receive anatomical gifts and purposes for which anatomical gifts may be made
§ 142C.5A Search and notification
§ 142C.6 Delivery of document of gift not required — right to examine.
§ 142C.7 Confidential information
§ 142C.8 Rights and duties of procurement organizations and donors
§ 142C.9 Coordination of procurement and use
§ 142C.10 Sale or purchase of parts prohibited — penalty.
§ 142C.10A Other prohibited acts — penalty.
§ 142C.11 Immunity
§ 142C.12 Service but not a sale
§ 142C.12A Law governing validity, choice of law, presumption of validity
§ 142C.12B Effect of anatomical gift on advance health care directive
§ 142C.13 Transitional provisions
§ 142C.14 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 142C.14A Electronic signatures
§ 142C.15 Anatomical gift public awareness and transplantation fund — established — uses of fund.
§ 142C.17 Annual donation and compliance report
§ 142C.18 Iowa donor registry

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 142C - Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

  • Advance health care directive: means a durable power of attorney for health care pursuant to chapter 144B or a record signed or authorized by a prospective donor containing the prospective donor's direction concerning a health care decision for the prospective donor. See Iowa Code 142C.12B
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Board: means the board of hearing aid specialists. See Iowa Code 154A.1
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declaration: means a record signed by a prospective donor specifying the circumstances under which a life support system may be withheld or withdrawn from the prospective donor. See Iowa Code 142C.12B
  • Department: means the Iowa department of public health. See Iowa Code 154A.1
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health care decision: means any decision regarding the health care of the prospective donor. See Iowa Code 142C.12B
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • License: means a license issued by the state under 154A chapter to a hearing aid specialist. See Iowa Code 154A.1
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: means a natural person. See Iowa Code 154A.1
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • sell: means a transfer of title or of the right to use by lease, bailment, or any other means, but excludes a wholesale transaction with a distributor or hearing aid specialist, and excludes the temporary, charitable loan or educational loan of a hearing aid without remuneration. See Iowa Code 154A.1
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Iowa Code 152E.3
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1