S. 487 (110th): Living Kidney Organ Donation Clarification Act of 2007


Feb 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Enacted as H.R. 710 (companion bill)

Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National Organ Transplant Act to clarify that kidney paired donations shall not be considered to involve the transfer of a human organ for valuable consideration.

Summary (CRS)

2/15/2007--Passed Senate amended.Living Kidney Organ Donation Clarification Act of 2007 - Provides that for purposes of provisions of the National Organ Transplant Act that prohibit the transfer of any human ... Read more >

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Feb 1, 2007

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Feb 15, 2007
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 487”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (6D, 5R) (show)
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H.R. 710 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2007

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