Texas Disability Law - Organ Donation

Texas Law

  • Allows anyone to donate part or all of the body by stating intentions in a will or other document.
  • Allows children to make similar donations with consent of the parent/guardian.
  • Allows donors to identify a specific organ recipient in a will or other document.
  • Allows for donor information on driver's licenses or personal identification cards.
  • Allows Internet-based registration through the Glenda Dawson Donate Life Texas Registry.
  • Requires donors be registered after August 31, 2005, for their registration to be valid. Anyone registered before this date should re-register to ensure their wishes are upheld by law.
  • Allows removal from the donor registry with a written statement.

Texas Statutes


Relevant Federal Laws