Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–1531.26. Certificate requirement.

(a) Whenever a request for consent is made pursuant to § 7-1531.24, the hospital or hospice representative making the request shall complete a certificate of request for an anatomical gift on a form to be supplied by the Mayor. The certificate shall include the following:

(1) A statement indicating that a request for an anatomical gift was made;

(2) The name and affiliation of the person making the request;

(3) An indication of whether consent was granted and, if so, what organs and tissues were donated; and

(4) The name of the person granting or refusing the request, and his or her relationship to the decedent.

(b) A copy of the certificate described in subsection (a) of this section shall be included in the decedent’s medical record.