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March 6, 2001

H.R. 624 - Organ Donation Improvement Act of 2001
(Rep. Bilirakis (R) FL and 12 cosponsors)

The Administration supports House passage of H.R. 624, which would authorize appropriations to pay for transportation and subsistence expenses incurred by organ donors and for public education and outreach activities to promote the importance of organ donation. The Administration supports a national effort to increase the number of organ donors and the Department of Health and Human Services recently announced plans to launch a national campaign to raise public awareness about organ donations.