Glossary Term

Legislation

A law or group of laws proposed or enacted that have the force or authority of a state or Federal government, or other organization. For transplant-related legislation, see Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), OPTN Final Rule, First Person Consent Legislation, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA), Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Uniform Brain Death Act, Uniform Determination of Death Act. (OPTN Glossary May 2021)

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