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  • Summary date: Mar 13 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 20-7.3 to require that identification card, driver’s license, and learner’s permit applications (including renewal applications), whether in-person or remote, include a solicitation for the person to enroll in the national bone marrow donor registry operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (Program). Specifies form requirements. Requires the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to electronically submit registerable data authorized by GS 20-43.2, as amended below (i.e., registrants’ first, middle, and last name; date of birth; address; sex; county of residence; and driver’s license number) to the Program and the Organ Donor Registry Internet site from the applicants who elect to enroll in the national bone marrow donor registry monthly. Requires the DMV to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Program, with the data requirements set forth above. Makes conforming changes to the statute's title. Effective January 1, 2024, and applies to applications submitted on or after that date.

    Amends GS 20-43.2 (pertaining to Internet access to organ donation records by organ procurement organizations) to enact a definition of organ meaning the human kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, bone marrow, cornea, eye, bone, and skin or any subpart of an organ, including tissue, and any other human organ. Expands upon the data available on the Organ Donor Registry Internet site to also include an individual's telephone number and email address.