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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedFebruary 6th, 2013

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Official Title

To amend the National Organ Transplant Act to prevent the sale of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, and for other purposes.

Summary

Amends the National Organ Transplant Act to prohibit acquiring, receiving, or otherwise transferring a cord blood unit (the neonatal blood collected from the placenta and umbilical cord of a single newborn baby) for valuable consideration for use in human transplantation if the transfer affects interstate commerce.

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