In the state Duma introduced a bill on post-mortem donation
MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The senators submitted to the state Duma on Monday a bill according to which Russians will have the right to record their agreement or disagreement with the posthumous removal of organs.
A corresponding notation may be made in the passport or driver’s license. The bill takes into account all the amendments and recommendations made by the government and profile Committee of the state Duma, the authors note.
“In 2014 were raised at the legislative level the question of the fixing of the will of man to the posthumous removal of organs. The initiative has long been under consideration. During this time we examined a considerable number of comments and suggestions from physicians, public organizations, lawyers, representatives of government and Parliament” — written in the annotation to the document developers.
The new version of the bill introduced in the state Duma, is significantly modified and includes nearly all the comments made earlier by the Ministry of health and the state Duma Committee on health protection.
In accordance with the provisions of the bill, the list of documents which may be made data on agreement or disagreement with the posthumous donation will be determined by the government. “Such documents can be a passport or driver’s license, and relevant information on potential donors should be involved in specialized electronic database,” say the senators.
The bill clarifies that a person in the course of life may change its decision regarding potential donation unlimited number of times.