Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 691.001

In this chapter:


“Advisory committee” means the State Anatomical Advisory Committee.


“Anatomical facility” means a facility in this state inspected and approved by the commission under Section 691.034 (Regulation and Registration of Persons and Institutions Using Bodies and Anatomical Specimens) that does not operate as a willed body program or a non-transplant anatomical donation organization.


“Body” means a human corpse.


“Anatomical specimen” means a part of a human corpse.


“Commission” means the Texas Funeral Service Commission.


“Non-transplant anatomical donation organization” means a person accredited to engage in the recovery, receipt, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue or human remains for any purpose other than transplantation into a living individual in this state.


“Willed body program” means a program operated at an institution of higher education in this state that allows a living individual to donate the individual’s body or anatomical specimen for educational or research purposes.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 948, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 961 (S.B. 2040), Sec. 1.03, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 691.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­691.­htm#691.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 691.001’s source at texas​.gov