Policy Documents

Blood Safety Act

December 14, 2000

In this model legislation, the bill intends to, 

ensure that all private and public facilities that accept any blood, semen, tissue, or organ donation properly test the for the HIV virus and any other viral infections known to be blood-borne. The State Department of Health will maintain a registry of all blood, semen, tissue, or organ donations. Distribution of these donations will occur only after the thorough examination of all donations.