§ 2108.01 Anatomical gift definitions
§ 2108.02 Revised uniform anatomical gift act adopted
§ 2108.03 Application of RC 2108.01 to RC 2108.29
§ 2108.04 Persons who may make anatomical gift
§ 2108.05 Manner of making anatomical gift
§ 2108.06 Amendment of anatomical gift
§ 2108.07 Refusal to make anatomical gift
§ 2108.08 Action by person other than donor
§ 2108.09 Anatomical gift after donor’s death
§ 2108.10 Making anatomical gift after donor’s death
§ 2108.11 Donees and purposes of anatomical gift
§ 2108.12 Search for evidence of donor intent
§ 2108.13 Delivery of document of gift not required
§ 2108.14 Referral of dying person to procurement organization
§ 2108.15 Rights of anatomical gift donee – acceptance or rejection
§ 2108.16 Who may remove donated part
§ 2108.17 Hospital agreement with procurement organizations
§ 2108.18 Purchase or sale of donated part – permitted charges
§ 2108.19 Prohibited acts regarding donation documents
§ 2108.20 Good faith immunity for compliance with chapter
§ 2108.21 Determination whether anatomical gift made
§ 2108.22 Validity of document of gift
§ 2108.23 Bureau of motor vehicles donor registry
§ 2108.24 Conflict between anatomical gift and health care directive
§ 2108.25 Cooperation of coroner with procurement organization
§ 2108.26 Release of information to procurement organization
§ 2108.261 Medicolegal review of records by coroner
§ 2108.262 Information requested by coroner for review
§ 2108.263 Cooperation in timely removal of part
§ 2108.264 Information regarding cause of death
§ 2108.265 Agreement regarding post-mortem procedures
§ 2108.266 Recovery of part without post-mortem agreement
§ 2108.267 Denial of recovery of part by coroner
§ 2108.268 Refusal of procurement organization to accept gift
§ 2108.269 Documentation of condition of recovered part
§ 2108.27 Reimbursement of coroner attending removal
§ 2108.271 Removal to permit preservation of parts
§ 2108.272 Immunity for denial of recovery of part
§ 2108.28 Construction to promote uniformity
§ 2108.29 Conflict with federal electronic signatures law
§ 2108.30 Anatomical gifts not considered sale of fluid or body part
§ 2108.31 No parental consent needed for blood donations
§ 2108.32 Toll-free telephone number to provide organ donor information
§ 2108.33 Immunity
§ 2108.34 Second chance trust fund
§ 2108.35 Second chance trust fund advisory committee
§ 2108.36 Definitions; prohibited actions based on physical disability by covered entity
§ 2108.37 Violation; civil actions
§ 2108.38 Denial of coverage for covered person based on disability prohibited
§ 2108.40 Definition of death
§ 2108.50 Consent to autopsy or post-mortem examination
§ 2108.51 Immunity
§ 2108.52 Exceptions
§ 2108.521 Suspicious death of a person with a developmental disability
§ 2108.61 Umbilical cord blood donation definitions
§ 2108.62 Umbilical cord blood banking
§ 2108.63 Health care professional or institution not liable for damages
§ 2108.70 Assignment of rights regarding disposition of remains
§ 2108.71 Vesting of assignment of right of disposition
§ 2108.72 Written declaration of assignment
§ 2108.73 Witnesses to declaration of assignment
§ 2108.74 Declarant warrants truth of declaration
§ 2108.75 Disqualification of assignee of right of disposition
§ 2108.76 Assignee no longer declarant’s spouse
§ 2108.77 Loss of assigned right of disposition
§ 2108.78 Assignee bound by declaration of anatomical gift
§ 2108.79 Multiple assignees – majority rule – deadlock
§ 2108.80 Revocation of declaration of assignment
§ 2108.81 Right of disposition – no declaration of assignment
§ 2108.82 Assignment of right of disposition by probate court
§ 2108.83 Dispute regarding right of disposition
§ 2108.84 Procedure pending resolution of dispute
§ 2108.85 Costs and legal fees arising from legal action
§ 2108.86 Right to rely on declaration and instructions
§ 2108.87 Right to make independent investigation
§ 2108.88 Refusal or resignation by assignee of right
§ 2108.89 Liability for costs of disposition
§ 2108.90 Exclusive jurisdiction of probate court over disputes
§ 2108.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2108 - Human Bodies or Parts Thereof

  • 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.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Certified nurse-midwife: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723 of the Revised Code and is designated as a certified nurse-midwife in accordance with section 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Physician assistant: means an individual who is licensed under Chapter 4730 of the Revised Code to provide services as a physician assistant to patients under the supervision, control, and direction of one or more physicians. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • 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
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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 Ohio Code 1.59