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H.R. 6517 (115th): Fairness in Liver Allocation Act of 2018

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network to establish and implement reforms to the criteria for liver allocation so that such allocation is not based on the donor candidate's place of residence or listing, except to the extent necessary to avoid wasting organs, and for other purposes.

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Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Jul 25, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jul 25, 2018

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H.R. 6517 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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