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The 2009 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Chapter 395
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Section 395.2050, Florida Statutes 2009

395.2050  Routine inquiry for organ and tissue donation; certification for procurement activities; death records review.--

(1)  Every general hospital, and every specialty hospital that offers the range of medical services offered by a general hospital but only to a portion of the population restricted by age or gender, licensed under this chapter shall comply with the requirements of s. 765.522 pertaining to requests for organ or tissue donation.

(2)  Every hospital licensed under this chapter that is engaged in the procurement of organs, tissues, or eyes shall comply with the certification requirements of ss. 765.541-765.546.

(3)  Each organ procurement organization designated by the federal Health Care Financing Administration and licensed by the state shall conduct an annual death records review in the organ procurement organization's affiliated donor hospitals. The organ procurement organization shall enlist the services of every Florida licensed tissue bank and eye bank affiliated with or providing service to the donor hospital and operating in the same service area to participate in the death records review.

History.--s. 3, ch. 95-423; s. 56, ch. 2002-1; s. 36, ch. 2003-1.

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