CHAPTER 344

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 524

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1 OF CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO INFORMATION ON LICENSES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend §2718 of Subchapter I, Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, by designating all of the existing paragraph as paragraph (a) and inserting a new paragraph to be designated as paragraph (b) to read as follows:

"(b) The Division of Motor Vehicles shall provide a method of permitting a person making application for a license or renewal of a license or identification card, or renewal thereof to designate that he or she is a donor of all body organs or parts for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, medical research or education upon his or her death pursuant to the provisions of Subchapter VII, Chapter 17, Title 24, Delaware Code, or the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.

Upon such designation, the Division of Motor Vehicles shall in a manner prescribed by the Division make a suitable notation upon the license or identification card indicating that the person is a donor.

The designation shall constitute sufficient legal authority for the removal of a body organ or part upon the person's death and the designation shall be removed only upon written notice to the Division by the donor.

designation to appear on his license, he shall be notified that the designation can be removed only upon written notice to the Division.

For purposes of this section, license shall not include any temporary license.

No designation shall be noted upon the license or special identification card of any person under the age of 18 years."

Approved April 1, 1976