Legislative Fact Sheet - Determination of Death Act

Act Determination of Death Act
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 1980, in cooperation with the American Medical Association, the American Bar Association and the President's Commission on Medical Ethics.
Description UDDA provides a comprehensive basis for determining death in all situations. This is a technical act which merely defines death clinically, and does not deal with suicide, assisted suicide, and right to die.

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Enactments Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
2018 Introductions
Staff Liaison(s) Lindsay Beaver