H.R. 589: To amend the National Organ Transplant Act to prevent the sale of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, ...

...and for other purposes.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 06, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 589

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2013

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

A BILL

To amend the National Organ Transplant Act to prevent the sale of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, and for other purposes.

1.

Amendment to the National Organ Transplant Act to prevent the sale of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood

Paragraph 1 of section 301(c) of the National Organ Transplant Act (42 U.S.C. 274e(c)) is amended—

(1)

by inserting (as defined in section 379A–1 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 274l–1)) after bone marrow ; and

(2)

by inserting , a cord blood unit (as defined in section 2(g) of the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 274k note)), after skin or any subpart therof.