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Senate Bill 180; Regular Session 2015-2016


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in anatomical gifts, further providing for definitions, for persons who may execute anatomical gift, for persons who may become donees and purposes for which anatomical gifts may be made, for manner of executing anatomical gifts, for amendment or revocation of gift, for rights and duties at death, for requests for anatomical gifts, for use of driver's license or identification card to indicate organ or tissue donation, for the Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund contributions, for the Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund, for confidentiality requirement and for prohibited activities; providing for promotion of organ and tissue donation; establishing the Donate Life PA Registry; providing for facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose death is under investigation, for collaboration among departments and organ procurement organizations, for information relative to organ and tissue donation, for requirements for physician and nurse training relative to organ and tissue donation and recovery, for uniformity of application and construction, for relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act and for study of organizations; and repealing provisions relating to corneal transplants.
PN 0112
Referred to JUDICIARY, Jan. 15, 2015
Reported as committed, Jan. 22, 2015
First consideration, Jan. 22, 2015
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Feb. 17, 2015
Re-reported as committed, March 22, 2016
Re-referred to JUDICIARY, March 23, 2016
PN 1678
Re-reported as amended, April 11, 2016
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, April 12, 2016
Re-reported as committed, April 13, 2016
Second consideration, May 9, 2016
PN 1808
Amended on third consideration, May 16, 2016 (27-23)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 431), May 16, 2016
Third consideration and final passage, May 17, 2016 (45-3)
In the House
Referred to JUDICIARY, May 19, 2016
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