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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 475. Regulations Implementing the Virginia Donor Registry

12VAC5-475-70. Removal from the registry.

A. A person who has joined the registry may amend his anatomical gift or revoke the anatomical gift by filing an appropriate form with the VTC in accordance with the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (§ 32.1-291.1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) or subsection I of § 46.2-342 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Persons who revoke an anatomical gift shall be automatically removed from the registry by the VTC.

C. Persons can revoke an anatomical gift by completing any of the following actions:

1. Notifying the VTC in writing using an appropriate form provided by the VTC, which shall result in being removed from the registry upon receipt of notification by the VTC;

2. Completing the form available on the website, which shall result in immediate removal from the registry by the VTC; or

3. Not renewing an anatomical gift when renewing or replacing a driver's license or personal identification card at the Department of Motor Vehicles, which will result in being removed from the registry within 24 hours of receipt of notification to the VTC from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

D. The name of a person entered in the registry who has died shall be removed from the registry within 90 days of notification of death by the Virginia Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-292.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 12, eff. March 27, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 22, eff. July 31, 2015.

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