Virginia Laws – Donate Life Virginia

Virginia Laws

Virginia Laws

32.1-297.1. The Virginia Transplant Council

The Virginia Transplant Council (d/b/a Donate Life Virginia) is hereby established to create, compile, maintain, and modify as necessary the Virginia Donor Registry in accordance with the regulations of the Board of Health and the administration of the Department of Health.

32.1-291.14. Rights and duties of procurement organization and others.

When a hospital refers an individual who is dead or whose death is imminent to a procurement organization, the organization shall make a reasonable search of the records of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and any donor registry that it knows exists for the geographical area in which the individual resides to ascertain whether the individual has made an anatomical gift.