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The DC Code: § 7-1551.01 Authority of licensed blood banks to transfer blood components within District.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
Any blood bank in the District of Columbia, holding an unsuspended and unrevoked license issued under § 262 of Title 42, United States Code, may transfer, for use in the District of Columbia, platelets and other components of blood in general use in the states (as determined by the Mayor of the District of Columbia), produced in such blood bank, to physicians licensed under Chapter 12 of Title 3, to District of Columbia hospitals, and to licensed private hospitals and other medical facilities in the District of Columbia.
b
Section 262 of Title 42, United States Code, shall not apply with respect to any transfer made in accordance with subsection (a) of this section.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 2001 Ed., § 7-1541.08. 1981 Ed., § 2-1608. 1973 Ed., § 2-261. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-231, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1541.03. Change in Government This section originated at a time when local government powers were delegated to the District of Columbia Council and to a Commissioner of the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act, 87 Stat. 818, § 711 (D.C. Code, § 1-207.11), abolished the District of Columbia Council and the Office of Commissioner of the District of Columbia. These branches of government were replaced by the Council of the District of Columbia and the Office of Mayor of the District of Columbia, respectively. Accordingly, and also pursuant to § 714(a) of such Act (D.C. Code, § 1-207.14(a)), appropriate changes in terminology were made in this section. DC CODE § 7-1551.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 18, 1970, 84 Stat. 218, Pub. L. 91-256; May 10, 1989, D.C. Law 7- 231, § 9, 36 DCR 492.)