Summary: S.2201 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/22/1998)

Sets a one-year moratorium during which the Secretary of Health and Human Services may not modify regulations governing the operation of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, including pertinent regulations under the Social Security Act.

States that a related final rule published in the Federal Register has no legal effect.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) consult with the medical community and organ donation organizations to develop workable guidelines for Network operation; and (2) study the impact of proposed regulations on indigent care, economic and geographic access to transplantation services, transplantation outcome and survival rate, and waiting list time by organ.