Summary: H.R.5318 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5318. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.