(a) By authorizing a statement or symbol indicating that the donor has made an anatomical
gift to be imprinted on the donor's driver's license or identification card;
(b) In a will;
(c) During a terminal illness or injury of the donor, by any form of communication
addressed to at least two (2) adults, at least one (1) of whom is a disinterested
(d) As provided in subsection (2) of this section.
(2) A donor or other person authorized to make an anatomical gift under KRS 311.1915 may make a gift by a donor card or other record signed by the donor or other person
making the gift or by authorizing that a statement or symbol indicating that the donor
has made an anatomical gift be included on a donor registry. If the donor or other person is physically unable to sign a record, the record may
be signed by another individual at the direction of the donor or other person and
(a) Be witnessed by at least two (2) adults, at least one (1) of whom is a disinterested
witness, who have signed at the request of the donor or the other person; and
(b) State that it has been signed and witnessed as provided in paragraph (a) of this
(3) Revocation, suspension, expiration, or cancellation of a driver's license or
identification card upon which an anatomical gift is indicated does not invalidate
(4) An anatomical gift made by will takes effect upon the donor's death whether or
not the will is probated. Invalidation of the will after the donor's death does not invalidate the gift.
(5) The making of an anatomical gift shall not under any circumstances be construed
to authorize or direct the denial of health care or hydration and nourishment when
the withholding or withdrawal of health care or hydration and nourishment will result
in or hasten death.
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