H.R. 2856 (108th): To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out demonstration projects to increase the supply of organs donated for human transplantation.


Jul 24, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Greenwood
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2003
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)
7/24/2003--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to public and nonprofit private entities to establish or operate demonstration projects for increasing the supply of organs donated ...

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H.R. 5224 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2002

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Jul 24, 2003


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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