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New Jersey Statutes Title 26. Health and Vital Statistics 26 § 6-72

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An anatomical research recovery organization operating in this State shall demonstrate compliance with the following requirements:

a. A physician licensed in this State or the state in which the organization is incorporated shall serve as medical director, and shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the provisions of this act, the hiring of qualified personnel, and the maintenance of records required under this act.

b. The organization shall be a federally tax-exempt nonprofit corporation.

c. The organization shall create, compile, or maintain a complete record on each donor from which it recovers a human body or part for educational or research purposes or the advancement of medical, dental or mortuary science, which shall include, at a minimum:

(1) documentation that the donor has designated the anatomical gift for educational or research purposes or for the advancement of medical, dental, or mortuary science, as specified in section 3 of P.L.1969, c. 161 (C.26:6-59) or any subsequent statute adopted pursuant thereto.  The documentation may be in the form of a signed document of gift, or verifiable documentation that taped telephonic consent has been obtained;

(2) documentation of the identity and address of each entity which has been in possession of the human body or part prior to the organization, such as a funeral home, coroner, hospital, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank;  and

(3) documentation of the use and disposition of each human body or part, including the name and address of each person who receives a human body or part directly from the organization.

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