Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943

  • 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.
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Refusal: means a record created under section 2947 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942

This chapter applies to an anatomical gift or amendment to, revocation of or refusal to make an anatomical gift, whenever made. [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY

2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).