Maine Revised Statutes

§2944. Who may make anatomical gift before donor's death

Subject to section 2948, an anatomical gift of a donor's body or part may be made during the life of the donor for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education in the manner provided in section 2945 by: [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]

1. Donor.  The donor, if the donor is at least 18 years of age or is under 18 years of age and is:
A. An emancipated minor; or [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]
B. Authorized under state law to apply for a driver's license because the donor is at least 16 years of age; [2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Agent of donor.  An agent of the donor, unless the power of attorney for health care or other record prohibits the agent from making an anatomical gift;
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Parent of the donor.  A parent of the donor, if the donor is under 18 years of age and not emancipated; or
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Guardian of donor.  The donor's guardian.
[ 2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 601, §2 (NEW).