If you want to refuse to make an anatomical gift and bar others from doing so on your behalf, you will need to execute a refusal by completing one of the steps below. Be sure to provide copies of your documentation to family, friends, or others who may be making end-of-life decisions for you. This information will not be included in the registry or be maintained by the Department of Health and Senior Services.
- A record or writing signed by you.
- A will.
- A record or writing signed by another person at your direction, if you are physically unable to sign, and witnessed by at least two adults, one being a disinterested witness, who sign at your request and attest to such act.
- A communication made by you in any form during your terminal illness or injury, addressed to at least two adults, one of whom is a disinterested witness.