S.1062 - DONATE Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 06/19/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/19/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1062 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
The Donor Outreach, Network, and Timely Exchange Act, or the DONATE Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, to establish a National Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Resource Center which shall: (1) advance the development of, and information access and exchange between, State donor registries; (2) develop registry guidelines; and (3) maintain a registry clearinghouse.
Introduced in Senate (06/19/2001)
Directs the Secretary to: (1) provide grants for State organ and tissue donor registries; (2) establish a State registry advisory task force; (3) establish an organ donation public awareness program; and (4) contract with the Institute of Medicine to evaluate successful organ procurement agency practices.
Authorizes the Secretary to provide grants for living organ donation expenses.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to design and strike a congressional medal to commemorate organ donors and their families.
Amends the Act to authorize the Secretary to award grants for coordination of hospital organ donation activities.