ORS 176.268
Oregon Gifts of Life Award


As used in this section:


“Organ donor” means an individual whose organ, eye or tissue is the subject of an anatomical gift pursuant to ORS 97.951 (Short title) to 97.982 (Alteration of document of anatomical gift prohibited).


“Organ procurement organization” has the meaning given that term in ORS 97.953 (Definitions for ORS 97.951 to 97.982).


The office of the Governor may present the Oregon Gifts of Life Award on an annual basis to families of organ donors.


Organ procurement organizations or affiliated educational organizations may nominate individuals eligible under this section to represent organ donors from the previous calendar year and may submit documentation supporting the eligibility of the individuals to the office of the Governor.


Organ procurement organizations shall select recipients from a list of nominations prepared under subsection (3) of this section. If more than one organ procurement organization is involved, the organ procurement organizations shall coordinate to designate by consensus the organ procurement organization that will have primary administrative responsibility under this section.


Only one award may be presented to the family of each organ donor.


Organ procurement organizations shall seek permission from the family of each organ donor selected to receive the Oregon Gifts of Life Award. [2018 c.13 §2]

Source: Section 176.268 — Oregon Gifts of Life Award, https://www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/bills_laws/ors/ors176.­html.

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