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

Feb 01, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Passed Senate)
Carl Levin
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated
Feb 16, 2007
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 710 (identical)

Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2007


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 15, 2007 but was never passed by the House.

Introduced Feb 01, 2007
Referred to Committee Feb 01, 2007
Passed Senate Feb 15, 2007
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.


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11 cosponsors (6D, 5R) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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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 organ for use in human transplantation for valuable consideration, kidney paired donation does not involve such a transfer.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to report to the appropriate congressional committees annually on progress toward understanding the long-term health effects of living organ donation.

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