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Center for Organ Recovery & Education Renews Call for Pennsylvania State Lawmakers to Support Donate Life PA Act
Date:6/5/2013

PITTSBURGH, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and parts of New York, is encouraging Pennsylvania state legislators to express their support for the Donate Life PA Act, a series of bills that is expected to be re-introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania Senate in the coming days. 

"In recent weeks, the public's attention has been focused intently on the case of 10 year-old Sarah Murnaghan of the Philadelphia area and her desperate need for new lungs.  Her story has prompted federal officials to call for a review of national policies regarding such transplants," said Susan Stuart , president and CEO of CORE.  "Here in Pennsylvania, our lawmakers also have a chance to make an impact on organ donation across the state by voting to pass the Donate Life PA Act.  Too many people of all ages are desperately waiting for a life-saving transplant, and it's time for us to act."

If it is made into a law, the Donate Life PA Act would provide a comprehensive framework for increasing organ and tissue donation and transplantation.  The act creates a framework for the incorporation of best clinical practices and collaboration among healthcare partners.  It also enhances educational programs about organ donation for both secondary public schools and health care professionals.  In addition, the legislation provides for enhanced collaboration with county medical examiners and coroners to ensure that do
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