H.R.1764 - William H. Frist Gift of Life Congressional Medal Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 03/29/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/07/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1764 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/29/2007)
William H. Frist Gift of Life Congressional Medal Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to design and strike a bronze medal to commemorate organ donors and their families.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to direct the entity holding the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network to contract to establish an application procedure and determine eligibility.
Allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services or the Network contractor to provide duplicates of the medal to any recipient.
Allows the Secretary of the Treasury to enter into an agreement with the Network contractor to collect funds to offset expenditures relating to the issuance of medals, which the Secretary shall deposit in the Numismatic Public Enterprise Fund.