S.2201 - A bill to delay the effective date of the final rule promulgated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/22/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Labor and Human Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/1998 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2201 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
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.