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     50-16-1008. Testing of donors of organs, tissues, and semen required -- penalty. (1) Prior to donation of an organ, semen, or tissues, HIV diagnostic testing of a prospective donor, in accordance with nationally accepted standards adopted by the department by rule, is required unless the transplantation of an indispensable organ is necessary to save a patient's life and there is not sufficient time to perform an HIV diagnostic test.
     (2) A knowing or purposeful violation of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 or imprisonment of up to 6 months, or both.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 614, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 544, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 362, L. 2009.

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