This section applies in cases where a prospective donor who has made an anatomical gift or whose donation status has not been ascertained is in a hospital. The hospital shall not withdraw any measures that are necessary to maintain the medical suitability of the part until the procurement organization has had the opportunity to advise the applicable persons as set forth in section forty-three hundred one of this article of the option to make an anatomical gift, has documented or acted upon that decision, or has ascertained that the individual expressed a contrary intent. The procurement organization shall act expeditiously with respect to its responsibilities under this section.
Terms Used In N.Y. Public Health Law 4306-B
- 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 a whole body or part of a human body, to take effect after the donor's death, for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
- Hospital: means a hospital licensed, accredited, or approved under the laws of any state and includes a hospital operated by the United States Government, a state, or a subdivision thereof, although not required to be licensed under state laws. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
- part: includes "parts". See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300