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Organ donation getting more complicated

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Signing up to become an organ donor may get a bit more complicated than checking a box on your driver's license soon.

The government is preparing to regulate the new field of hand and face transplants like it does standard organ transplants.

That would give more Americans who are disable or disfigured by injury, illness or combat a chance at this radical kind of reconstruction.

But the first challenge is decide how people should consent to donating.

That policy will be developed over the next few months.