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65-67a01.Fetal organs or tissue; definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Abortion" means an abortion as defined by K.S.A. 65-6701, and amendments thereto.

(b) (1) "Consideration" means:

(A) Any payment made or debt incurred;

(B) any gift, honorarium or recognition of value bestowed;

(C) any price, charge or fee which is waived, forgiven, reduced or indefinitely delayed;

(D) any loan or debt which is canceled or otherwise forgiven; or

(E) the transfer of any item from one person to another or provision of any service or granting of any opportunity for which a charge is customarily made, without charge or for a reduced charge.

(2) "Consideration" shall not mean:

(A) A payment in an amount not to exceed $25 for the cost of transporting, processing, preserving and storing fetal tissue; or

(B) a payment in an amount not to exceed the actual cost, as documented by the delivery service, of transporting fetal tissue.

(c) "Delivery service" means a common carrier as defined by K.S.A. 66-105, and amendments thereto, or other person or entity used to transport fetal tissue.

(d) "Fetal tissue" means any tissue, cells or organs obtained from a dead human embryo or fetus after an abortion or after a stillbirth.

(e) "Person" means a person as defined by K.S.A. 65-425, and amendments thereto.

(f) "Stillbirth" means a stillbirth as defined by K.S.A. 65-2401, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2000, ch. 148, § 1; May 25.



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