2006 New York Code - Prohibition Of Sales And Purchases Of Human Organs.



 
    §  4307.  Prohibition of sales and purchases of human organs. It shall
  be unlawful for any person to knowingly acquire, receive,  or  otherwise
  transfer  for  valuable  consideration  any human organ for use in human
  transplantation. The term human organ means  the  human  kidney,  liver,
  heart,  lung, bone marrow, and any other human organ or tissue as may be
  designated by  the  commissioner  but  shall  exclude  blood.  The  term
  "valuable  consideration"  does  not  include  the  reasonable  payments
  associated with the removal, transportation,  implantation,  processing,
  preservation,  quality  control,  and  storage  of  a human organ or the
  expenses of travel, housing, and lost wages incurred by the donor  of  a
  human organ in connection with the donation of the organ. Any person who
  violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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