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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 873
SALE OF ANATOMICAL MATTER
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CHAPTER 873
CHAPTER 873
SALE OF ANATOMICAL MATTER
873.01 Purchase or sale of human organs and tissue prohibited.
873.05 Advertising, purchase, sale, or transfer of human embryos or fetal remains prohibited.
873.01 Purchase or sale of human organs and tissue prohibited.
(1) No person shall knowingly offer to purchase or sell, or purchase, sell, or otherwise transfer, any human organ or tissue for valuable consideration.
(2) No for-profit corporation or any employee thereof shall transfer or arrange for the transfer of any human body part for valuable consideration.
(3)(a) The human organs and tissues subject to the provisions of this section are the eye, cornea, kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, bone, and skin or any other organ or tissue adopted by rule by the Agency for Health Care Administration for this purpose.
(b) As used in this section, the term “valuable consideration” does not include the reasonable costs associated with the removal, storage, and transportation of a human organ or tissue.
(4) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.s. 1, ch. 84-264; s. 3, ch. 87-372; s. 298, ch. 99-8.
873.05 Advertising, purchase, sale, or transfer of human embryos or fetal remains prohibited.
(1) A person may not knowingly advertise or offer to purchase or sell, or purchase, sell, or otherwise transfer, a human embryo for valuable consideration. As used in this subsection, the term “valuable consideration” does not include the reasonable costs associated with the removal, storage, and transportation of a human embryo.
(2) A person may not advertise or offer to purchase, sell, donate, or transfer, or purchase, sell, donate, or transfer, fetal remains obtained from an abortion, as defined in s. 390.011. This subsection does not prohibit the transportation or transfer of fetal remains for disposal pursuant to s. 381.0098 or rules adopted thereunder.
(3) A person who violates this section commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.s. 5, ch. 84-264; s. 4, ch. 87-372; s. 7, ch. 2016-150.