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House Bill 1038

House Bill 1038

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1038 (Updated April 26, 2013 12:18 pm - DI 77)

Blood donation testing. Defines "blood" for purposes of regulating blood centers. Excepts: (1) blood and plasma used for research purposes; and (2) human cells, tissues, or cellular or tissue- based products; from the requirement that materials tested with an inconclusive result be disposed of. Requires a blood center to obtain a blood donor's Social Security number if the blood donor receives monetary compensation for the donation. Allows a blood center to distribute blood or plasma before the completion of a screening test in a documented medical emergency and sets forth requirements applying to distributions under those circumstances. Amends the exception to the crime of transferring contaminated body fluids for a person who is an autologous blood donor. Makes conforming changes.
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