Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-16 Sale or Purchase of Body Parts Prohibited.

[§327-16] Sale or purchase of body parts prohibited. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), a person that knowingly, for valuable consideration, purchases or sells a body part for transplantation or therapy if removal of a body part from an individual is intended to occur after the individual's death commits a class C felony and upon conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $50,000, imprisonment not exceeding five years, or both.

(b) A person may charge a reasonable amount for the removal, processing, preservation, quality control, storage, transportation, implantation, or disposal of a body part. [L 2008, c 122, pt of §1]

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