2017 ORS 441.079¹
Eye, organ and tissue transplants

(1) As used in this section and ORS 441.082 (Registration of organ procurement organization, tissue bank and eye bank):

(a) “Entity” means an individual, corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture or an instrumentality of an entity.

(b) “Eye bank” means an entity that is licensed or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of human eyes or parts of human eyes.

(c) “Health care facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).

(d) “Organ procurement organization” means an entity designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization.

(e) “Tissue bank” means an entity that is licensed or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of tissue for transplants.

(2) Tissue banks and eye banks must be registered with and regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

(3) A health care facility that performs organ transplants must:

(a) Be a member of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network established by the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984;

(b) Be regulated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services; and

(c) Use an organ procurement organization to obtain organs for transplants.

(4) A health care facility that performs tissue or corneal transplants must obtain the tissue or corneas from a tissue bank or an eye bank that is registered with and regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. [2007 c.334 §1]

Note: 441.079 (Eye, organ and tissue transplants) and 441.082 (Registration of organ procurement organization, tissue bank and eye bank) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 441 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 441

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors441.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano441.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.