A coroner and procurement organization shall cooperate in the timely removal of a part from a decedent for the purpose of life-saving organ transplantation or therapy if an anatomical gift has been or might be made of the part and either of the following is the case:
(A) The decedent's body is under the jurisdiction of the coroner and a post-mortem examination or autopsy is not required.
(B) The decedent has been referred to the coroner for post-mortem examination, it is determined that an autopsy is required, and after consultation with the prosecuting attorney, if a consultation is necessary, it is determined that the recovery of the part will not interfere with the autopsy.
Cite as R.C. § 2108.263
History. Effective Date: 2008 HB529 04-07-2009