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S. 2048 (98th): National Organ Transplant Act

An act to provide for the establishment of the Task Force on Organ Transplantation and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, to authorize financial assistance for organ procurement organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Nov 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-507

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator for Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 1984

History

Nov 3, 1983
 
Introduced

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Mar 21, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 11, 1984
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Jun 21, 1984
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 4, 1984
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 19, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 19, 1984
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 2048 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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