Nebraska Revised Statute 71-4816

Chapter 71 Section 4816


Certificate of death; attestation required; statistical information.

(1) The physician responsible for the completion and signing of the portion of the certificate of death entitled medical certificate of death or, if there is no such physician, the person responsible for signing the certificate of death shall attest on the death certificate whether organ or tissue donation was considered and whether consent was granted under the protocol of the hospital.

(2) The Department of Health and Human Services shall make available the number of organ and tissue donors in Nebraska for statistical purposes.