Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the Illinois Anatomical Gift Act. Provides that the Secretary of State may establish a First Person Consent organ and tissue donor registry. Provides that the Secretary may offer, to each applicant for reissuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 18 or older, the opportunity to have his or her name included on the registry. Provides that the Secretary must advise the person that he or she is under no compulsion to have his or her name included. Establishes additional procedures for creating the registry. Provides that the Secretary must continue, until the registry has been established, to provide, on the reverse side of each driver's license issued, a format that the licensee may use to execute an anatomical gift. Provides that a person may make an anatomical gift by consenting to having his or her name included in the registry. Provides that in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct, the Secretary of State and his or her employees are immune from criminal or civil liability in connection with a person's consent to be listed in the registry.
Fiscal Note (Office of the Secretary of State)
The estimated cost for House Bill 1077 (first person consent registry) is $400,000 for the first year and $60,000 annually thereafter. The estimated costs include training personnel, staff training, microfilm supplies, printers, and office supplies.