7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill requires an institution of higher education to provide certain information on
10 organ donation.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ defines terms; and
14 ▸ requires an institution of higher education to Ĥ→ [
14a message ←Ĥ certain information Ĥ→ [
15 institution's website
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 53B-1-111, Utah Code Annotated 1953
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 53B-1-111 is enacted to read:
26 53B-1-111. Organ donation notification.
27 (1) As used in this section:
28 (a) "Donor" means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-28-102.
29 (b) "Donor registry" means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-28-102.
30 (c) "Institution of higher education" means an institution as described in Section
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34 (i) text notifying a student of the option to register as a donor by selecting the Internet
35 link described in Subsection (2)(a)(ii); and
36 (ii) an Internet link to a website for a donor registry established under Section
38 (b) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(c), an institution of higher education shall
39 display the information described in Subsections (2)(a)(i) and (ii) as a pop-up window on:
40 (i) an institutional web page on which a student registers for a course at least once
41 during the academic year; or
42 (ii) at least once each semester, quarter, or other applicable division of an academic
43 year, a secure Internet site that is customized for a student to access the individual student's
44 academic and other information.
45 (c) (i) An institution of higher education may provide the information described in
46 Subsections (2)(a)(i) and (ii) by other electronic means if the institution does not offer
47 Internet-based course registration or maintain a secure Internet site.
48 (ii) An institution of higher education described in Subsection (2)(c)(i) shall provide
49 the information by other electronic means at least twice per school year.
49a (2)(a) An institution of higher education shall distribute, twice each academic year to each
49b enrolled student:
49c (i) an electronic message notifying each student of the option to register as a donor by
49d selecting the Internet link described in Subsection (2)(a)(ii); and
49e (ii) through the electronic message described in Subseciton (2)(a)(i) an Internet link to a
49f website for a donor registry established under Section 26-28-120.
49g (b) An institution of higher education may also provide to students information on
49h donor registry by other electronic, printed, or in-person means. ←Ĥ
Legislative Review Note
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel