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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2346


PUBLIC LAW 98-507—OCT. 19, 1984

portion of the cost of the undertaking supplied by other sources, and such other records as will facilitate an effective audit. "(B) The Secretary and the Comptroller General of the United States, or any of their duly authorized representatives, shall have access for the purpose of audit and examination to any books, documents, papers, and records of the recipient of a grant under section 371 or 373 that are pertinent to such grant. "(d) For purposes of this part: "(1) The term 'transplant center' means a health care facility in which transplants of organs are performed. "(2) The term 'organ' means the human kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, and any other human organ (other than corneas and eyes) specified by the Secretary by regulation and for purposes of section 373, such term includes bone marrow. ADMINISTRATION

42 USC 274c.

42 USC 1395. Public information.


"SEC. 375. The Secretary shall, during fiscal years 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988, designate and maintain an identifiable administrative unit in the Public Health Service to— "(1) administer this part and coordinate with the organ procurement activities under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, "(2) conduct a program of public information to inform the public of the need for organ donations, "(3) provide technical assistance to organ procurement organizations receiving funds under section 371, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network established under section 372, and other entities in the health care system involved in organ donations, procurement, and transplants, and "(4) one year after the date on which the Task Force on Organ Transplantation transmits its final report under section 104(c) of the National Organ Transplant Act, and annually thereafter through fiscal year 1988, submit to Congress an annual report on the status of organ donation and coordination services and include in the report an analysis of the efficiency and effectiveness of the procurement and allocation of organs and a description of problems encountered in the procurement and allocation of organs. "REPORT

42 USC 274d.

"SEC. 376. The Secretary shall annually publish a report on the scientific and clinical status of organ transplantation. The Secretary shall consult with the Director of the National Institutes of Health and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration in the preparation of the report.". TITLE III—PROHIBITION OF ORGAN PURCHASES

Penalties. 42 USC 274e.

SEC. 301. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly acquire, receive, or otherwise transfer any human organ for valuable consideration for use in human transplantation if the transfer affects interstate commerce. (b) Any person who violates subsection (a) shall be fined not more than $50,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. (c) For purposes of subsection (a): (1) The term "human organ" means the human kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, bone marrow, cornea, eye, bone, and skin.

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