Bone Marrow Registry Bill

SB 788 – Knight-LeCount Advocacy for Marrow Ed. & Reg.

Primary Sponsor: Sen. Erica Smith (D-Edgecombe)

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on May 30, 2018.

This bill was referred to the Senate Rules Committee on May 31, 2018.

Bill Summary

This bill would designate the month of November as Marrow Donation Awareness Month. The bill would also appropriate $250,000 to the DHHS, Division of Public Health to raise awareness about bone marrow donation and transplantation. In addition, the bill would provide funds to implement a program to encourage NC residents to join a bone marrow donation registry.


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