An Act To Improve Organ Donation Awareness
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §1312 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §1402-B, sub-§3, ¶¶C and D, as enacted by PL 2011, c. 168, §4, are amended to read:
C. Assist the Secretary of State in developing strategies to increase donations that the council may find effective; and
D. Establish numerical goals for increasing organ and tissue donation rates in the State, to include a baseline account of current organ and tissue donation rates, as well as periodic benchmarks for success. The bureau may provide monthly donor designation rates for each branch office of the bureau to assist in identifying goals . ; and
Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §1402-B, sub-§3, ¶E is enacted to read:
E. Administer the Maine Organ and Tissue Donation Fund established in subsection 4.
Sec. 4. 29-A MRSA §1402-B, sub-§4 is enacted to read:
Sec. 5. Effective date. This Act takes effect January 1, 2014.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 126th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.