Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 692A.016
Sale or Purchase of Parts Prohibited


Except as otherwise provided in Subsection (b), a person commits an offense if the person for valuable consideration knowingly purchases or sells a part for transplantation or therapy if removal of a part from an individual is intended to occur after the individual’s death. An offense under this subsection is a Class A misdemeanor.


A person may charge a reasonable amount for the removal, processing, preservation, quality control, storage, transportation, implantation, or disposal of a part.


If conduct that constitutes an offense under this section also constitutes an offense under other law, the actor may be prosecuted under this section, the other law, or both this section and the other law.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 186 (H.B. 2027), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 692A.016 — Sale or Purchase of Parts Prohibited, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­692A.­htm#692A.­016 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 692A.016’s source at texas​.gov