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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 475. Regulations Implementing the Virginia Donor Registry
5/26/2024

12VAC5-475-75. Access.

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, no person shall have access to the registry except as provided in this section.

B. Designees shall have access to the registry for the purpose of creating, amending, or revoking the registrant's anatomical gift.

C. The registry and all information therein shall be accessible 24 hours a day and only to specific designees of organ procurement organizations, eye banks, and tissue banks for the purpose of identifying a potential donor according to the provisions of §§ 32.1-127 and 32.1-292.2 of the Code of Virginia. The name of such designees shall be provided to the VTC. If at any time the designee is unable to carry out his responsibilities with respect to the registry, a replacement shall be selected and the VTC shall be notified of such replacement.

D. Persons who require access to the registry for operational and maintenance purposes shall have access to the registry upon receipt from VTC of appropriate access privileges.

E. The department shall be provided access to the registry for the purpose of exercising responsibility for oversight of VTC activities. The department shall not have access to personal information of registrants unless such access is required for the department's oversight responsibilities.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-292.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 22, eff. July 31, 2015.

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