157.06(7) (7)Refusal to make an anatomical gift; effect of refusal.
157.06(7)(a)(a) An individual may refuse to make an anatomical gift of the individual's body or part by doing any of the following:
157.06(7)(a)1. 1. Signing a record refusing to make an anatomical gift or, if physically unable to sign, directing another to sign the record as provided in sub. (2m).
157.06(7)(a)2. 2. Including a refusal to make an anatomical gift in the individual's will, whether or not the will is admitted to probate or invalidated after the individual's death.
157.06(7)(a)3. 3. If the individual has a terminal illness or injury, communicating in any manner a refusal to make an anatomical gift to at least two adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness.
157.06(7)(b) (b) An individual who has made a refusal to make an anatomical gift under this subsection may amend or revoke the refusal to make an anatomical gift by doing any of the following:
157.06(7)(b)1. 1. Signing a record amending or revoking the refusal to make an anatomical gift or, if physically unable to sign, directing another to sign the record as provided in sub. (2m).
157.06(7)(b)2. 2. If the refusal to make an anatomical gift was made in the individual's will, amending or revoking the will, whether or not the will is admitted to probate or invalidated after the individual's death.
157.06(7)(b)3. 3. If the individual has a terminal illness or injury, communicating in any manner an amendment to or revocation of the refusal to make an anatomical gift to at least two adults, at least one of whom is a disinterested witness.
157.06(7)(b)4. 4. Subsequently making an anatomical gift as provided under sub. (5) (a) that is inconsistent with the refusal to make an anatomical gift.
157.06(7)(b)5. 5. If the refusal to make an anatomical gift was made in a record of refusal, destroying or canceling the record of refusal, or the portion of the record of refusal, that evidenced the refusal to make an anatomical gift, with intent to revoke the refusal to make an anatomical gift.
157.06(7)(c) (c) Except as provided in sub. (8) (h), in the absence of an express, contrary indication by an individual set forth in a refusal to make an anatomical gift under this subsection, the individual's unrevoked refusal to make an anatomical gift under this subsection of his or her body or part bars all other persons from making an anatomical gift of the individual's body or part.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Oct. 4, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Oct. 4, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-4-14)