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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 16 - 19 - 19 §16-19-19. Donor registry.
(a) The Division of Motor Vehicles may establish or contract for the establishment of a donor registry.

(b) The Division of Motor Vehicles shall cooperate with a person that administers any donor registry established or contracted for pursuant to this section or recognized for the purpose of transferring to the donor registry all relevant information regarding a donor's making, amendment to, or revocation of an anatomical gift.

(c) A donor registry must:

(1) Allow a donor or person authorized under section four of this article to include on the donor registry a statement or symbol that the donor has made, amended or revoked an anatomical gift;

(2) Be accessible to a procurement organization to allow it to obtain relevant information on the donor registry to determine, at or near death of the donor or a prospective donor, whether the donor or prospective donor has made, amended or revoked an anatomical gift; and

(3) Be accessible for purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

(d) Personally identifiable information on a donor registry about a donor or prospective donor may not be used or disclosed without the express consent of the donor, prospective donor or person that made the anatomical gift for any purpose other than to determine, at or near death of the donor or prospective donor, whether the donor or prospective donor has made, amended or revoked an anatomical gift.

(e) This section does not prohibit any person from creating or maintaining a donor registry that is not established by or under contract with the state. Any private donor registry must comply with subsections (c) and (d) of this section.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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