The House Approves the HOPE Act

The House placed its stamp of approval on the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (HOPE), which passed the Senate in June of 2013. HOPE lifts the federal ban on the transplantation of HIV positive organs to HIV positive donees. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Organ Procurement Transplant Network are responsible for creating and implementing standards for research on the transplantation of HIV positive organs.

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