As of 02/21/2019 text has not been received for H.R.5318 - LATTS Act of 2014

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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

LATTS Act of 2014
Label and Transport Tissues Safely Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To ensure certain safety measures are utilized in the interest of public health security with respect to labeling and transporting human tissue specimen or collection of specimens into interstate commerce.

Actions Overview (1)

07/31/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

08/01/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/31/2014Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 07/31/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/31/2014 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health08/01/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2014)

Label and Transport Tissues Safely Act of 2014 or the LATTS Act of 2014 - Sets forth guidelines for handling human tissue specimens.

Prohibits sale of human tissue for research or education unless the seller has a non-transplant tissue bank license and each package of tissue is labeled with specified information.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a process for the approval, suspension, and revocation of non-transplant tissue bank licenses.

Prohibits falsely labeling packages of human tissue.

Allows HHS or any accrediting body authorized by HHS to enter and inspect any establishment engaged in the preparation of any human tissue specimen.

Requires HHS to recall any human tissue specimen that is an imminent or substantial hazard to public health.