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Text of the Charlie W. Norwood Living Organ Donation Act

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2007. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 29, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 710

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 29, 2007

(for himself and Mr. Inslee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the National Organ Transplant Act to clarify that kidney paired donation does not involve the transfer of a human organ for valuable consideration.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Living Kidney Organ Donation Clarification Act.

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Amendment to the national organ transplant act

Section 301(a) of the National Organ Transplant Act (42 U.S.C. 274e(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: For purposes of this section, kidney paired donation shall not be considered to involve the transfer of a human organ for valuable consideration..