Nebraska Revised Statute 23-1828

Chapter 23


Organ and tissue donations; failure to complete preliminary investigation; effect.

If the coroner, coroner's physician, or other physician designated by the coroner fails to complete the preliminary investigation required under section 23-1827, or if the coroner fails to designate the coroner's physician or another physician to conduct and complete the preliminary investigation, within a time period compatible with the preservation of the organs and tissues for the purpose of transplantation, or if the coroner declines to conduct the preliminary investigation, any organ or tissue that is compatible for transplantation may be recovered pursuant to the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act as though the donor was not within the coroner's jurisdiction.

Cross References

  • Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, see section 71-4824.