[§327-12] Search and notification. (a) The following persons shall make a reasonable search of an individual who the searcher reasonably believes is dead or near death for a document of gift or other information identifying the individual as a donor or as an individual who made a refusal:
(1) A law enforcement officer, firefighter, paramedic, or other emergency rescuer finding the individual; and
(2) If no other source of the information is immediately available, a hospital, as soon as practical after the individual's arrival at the hospital.
(b) If a document of gift or a refusal to make an anatomical gift is located by the search required by subsection (a)(1) and the individual or deceased individual to whom it relates is taken to a hospital, the person responsible for conducting the search shall send the document of gift or refusal to the hospital.
(c) A person is not subject to criminal or civil liability for failing to discharge the duties imposed by this section but may be subject to administrative sanctions. [L 2008, c 122, pt of §1]Section: Previous 327-5 327-6 327-7 327-8 327-9 327-10 327-11 327-12 327-13 327-14 327-15 327-16 327-17 327-18 327-19 Next
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