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S. 1281 (117th): Plasma Donation Awareness Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 21, 2021 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1281

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 21, 2021

(for herself and Mr. Wicker) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To update the blood donation public awareness campaign of the Department of Health and Human Services to include public awareness on plasma donation.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Plasma Donation Awareness Act.

2.

Importance of the blood and plasma supply

(a)

In general

Section 3226 of the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136) is amended—

(1)

in the section heading, by inserting and plasma after blood; and

(2)

by inserting and plasma after blood each time such term appears.

(b)

Conforming amendment

The item relating to section 3226 in the table of contents in section 2 of the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136) is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 3226. Importance of the blood and plasma supply.

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