84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1214, Chapter 624 Page: 4 of 8

S.B. No. 1214
1 (a) The board shall inspect and may approve institutions and
2 other persons for the receipt and use of bodies and anatomical
3 specimens under this chapter.
4 (c) The board may suspend or revoke a person's or
5 institution's authorization to receive and use or dissect bodies or
6 anatomical specimens if the board determines that the person or
7 institution has improperly used a body or anatomical specimen.
8 (d) A person or institution is entitled to a hearing before
9 the board or a hearing examiner appointed by the board before the
10 board may revoke the person's or institution's authorization to
11 receive and use or dissect bodies or anatomical specimens. The
12 board shall make all final decisions to suspend or revoke an
13 authorization.
14 SECTION 9. Section 692A.002, Health and Safety Code, is
15 amended by adding Subdivision (11-a) to read as follows:
16 (11-a) "Education" with respect to the purposes
17 authorized by law for making an anatomical gift includes forensic
18 science education and related training.

19 SECTION 10. Sections 692A.011(a) and (b), Health and Safety
20 Code, are amended to read as follows:
21 (a) An anatomical gift may be made to the following persons
22 named in the document of gift:
23 (1) an organ procurement organization to be used for
24 transplantation, therapy, research, or education;
25 (2) a hospital to be used for research;
26 (3) subject to Subsection (d), an individual
27 designated by the person making the anatomical gift if the


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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1214, Chapter 624, legislative document, June 16, 2015; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth705016/m1/4/ocr/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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