§ 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

  • Adult: means an individual who is eighteen years of age or older. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Agent: means an individual who meets any of the following conditions:
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual whose body or part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift and includes a stillborn infant. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes, or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or any other adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record used to make an anatomical gift, including a statement or symbol on a driver's license or identification card, or an entry in a donor registry. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Donor registry: means a database that contains records of anatomical gifts and amendments of anatomical gifts. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • 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 Iowa Code 142C.2
  • 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
  • Forensic pathologist: means a pathologist who is further certified in the subspecialty of forensic pathology by the American board of pathology. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • gift: means a donation of all or part of the human body effective after the donor's death, for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, or welfare of an individual, but does not include a guardian ad litem. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Hospital: means a hospital licensed under chapter 135B, or a hospital licensed, accredited, or approved under federal law or the laws of any other state, and includes a hospital operated by the federal government, a state, or a political subdivision of a state, although not required to be licensed under state laws. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Identification card: means a nonoperator's identification card issued by the state department of transportation pursuant to section 321. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Iowa donor network: means the nonprofit organization certified by the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services of the United States department of health and human services as the single organ procurement agency serving the state and which also serves as the tissue recovery agency for the state. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Iowa donor registry: means the Iowa donor registry administered by the Iowa donor network. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Medical examiner: means an individual who is appointed as a medical examiner pursuant to section 331. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than eighteen years of age. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States secretary of health and human services as an organ procurement organization. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Part: means an organ, an eye, or tissue of a human being, but does not include the whole body of a human being. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Pathologist: means a licensed physician who is certified in anatomic or clinical pathology by the American board of pathology. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Person: means person as defined in section 4. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery under the laws of any state. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education, but does not include an individual who has made a refusal. See Iowa Code 142C.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 Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been transplanted or is intended for transplant. See Iowa Code 142C.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 Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Refusal: means a record created pursuant to section 142C. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Sign: means to do any of the following with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • State: means any 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 Iowa Code 142C.2
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Technician: means an individual determined to be qualified to remove or process parts by an appropriate organization that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law and includes an enucleator. See Iowa Code 142C.2
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye, but does not include blood unless the blood is donated for the purpose of research or education. See Iowa Code 142C.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 Iowa Code 142C.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 Iowa Code 142C.2
  • 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