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42 U.S.C. 217a; Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended; 42 CFR 121.12. The Committee is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
ACOT advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary on all
One of its principal functions shall be to advise the Secretary on federal efforts to maximize the number of deceased donor organs made available for transplantation and to support the safety of living organ donation.
On August 26, 2014, the Acting Director, Office of Management, HRSA, approved the ACOT charter to be renewed. The filing date of the renewed charter was September 1, 2014. There were no amendments to the previous charter. Renewal of the ACOT charter gives authorization for the Committee to continue to operate until September 1, 2016.
A copy of the ACOT charter is available on the Web site for the organ transplantation program, at