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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-507—OCT. 19, 1984

98 STAT. 2345

"(F) coordinate, as appropriate, the transportation of organs from organ procurement organizations to transplant centers, "(G) provide information to physicians and other health professionals regarding organ donation, and "(H) collect, analyze, and publish data concerning organ donation and transplants. SCIENTIFIC REGISTRY

"SEC. 373. The Secretary shall, by grant or contract, develop and maintain a scientific registry of the recipients of organ transplants. The registry shall include such information respecting patients and transplant procedures as the Secretary deems necessary to an ongoing evaluation of the scientific and clinical status of organ transplantation. The Secretary shall prepare for inclusion in the report under section 376 an analysis of information derived from the registry.

42 USC 274a.


"SEC. 374. (a) No grant may be made under section 371 or 373 or Grants. contract entered into under section 372 or 373 unless an application 42 USC 274b. therefor has been submitted to, and approved by, the Secretary. Such an application shall be in such form and shall be submitted in such manner as the Secretary shall by regulation prescribe. "(b)(1) In considering applications for grants under section 371— "(A) the Secretary shall give priority to any applicant which has a formal agreement of cooperation with all transplant centers in its proposed service area, "(B) the Secretary shall give special consideration to organizations which met the requirements of section 371(b) before the date of the enactment of this section, and "(C) the Secretary shall not discriminate against an applicant solely because it provides health care services other than those related to organ procurement. The Secretary may not make a grant for more than one organ Prohibition procurement organization which serve the same service area. "(2) A grant for planning under section 371 may be made for one year with respect to any organ procurement organization and may not exceed $100,000. "(3) Grants under section 371 for the establishment, initial operation, or expansion of organ procurement organizations may be made for two years. No such grant may exceed $500,000 for any year and no organ procurement organization may receive more than $800,000 for initial operation or expansion. "(c)(l) The Secretary shall determine the amount of a grant made under section 371 or 373. Payments under such grants may be made in advance on the basis of estimates or by the way of reimbursement, with necessary adjustments on account of underpayments or overpa3rments, and in such installments and on such terms and conditions as the Secretary finds necessary to carry out the purposes of such grants. "(2)(A) Each recipient of a grant under section 371 or 373 shall Records. keep such records as the Secretary shall prescribe, including records which fully disclose the amount and disposition by such recipient of the proceeds of such grant, the total cost of the undertaking in connection with which such grant was made, and the amount of that

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