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The OPTN, which was established by Congress and is being operated by a private, nonprofit entity, is requesting public comment on all open policy proposals (proposals highlighted in yellow below).  All public comments received are considered by the OPTN prior to approval of any final policy by the OPTN Board of Directors.

If you have questions about the public comment process or any past proposal, please contact us now *

Proposal Document PDFs .pdf Comment Period Submit Comment
1 Kidney Transplantation Committee: Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) Histocompatibility Testing Policies * Proposal (221 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
2 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee: 2. Proposal to Cap the HCC Exception Score at 34 * Proposal (172 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
3 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Delay HCC Exception Score Assignment * Proposal (198 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
4 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation and Membership and Professional Standards Committees: Proposed Membership and Personnel Requirements for Intestine Transplant Programs * Proposal (193 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
5 Pancreas Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Require the Collection of Serum Lipase for Pancreas Donors * Proposal (220 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
6 Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee: Proposal to Align OPTN Policies with the 2013 PHS Guideline for Reducing Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Through Solid Organ Transplantation * Proposal (772 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
7 Histocompatibility Committee: Expanding Candidate and Deceased Donor HLA Typing Requirements to Provide Greater Consistency Across Organ Types * Proposal (389 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
8 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Modify Existing or Establish New Requirements for the Informed Consent of all Living Donors * Proposal (331 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
9 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Modify Existing or Establish New Requirements for the Psychosocial and Medical Evaluation of all Living Donors * Proposal (355 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
10 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Require the Reporting of Aborted Living Donor Organ Recovery Procedures * Proposal (158 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
11 Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC): Proposal to Clarify Data Submission and Documentation Requirements * Proposal (99 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
12 Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC): Proposal to Allow a MPSC Recommendation to the Board of Directors for Approval Consideration of a Non Qualifying Transplant Program Applicant Located in a Prescribed Geographically Isolated Area * Proposal (187 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
13 Operations and Safety Committee: Proposed ABO Blood Type Determination, Reporting, and Verification Policy Modifications * Proposal (1.53 MB)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
14 Operations and Safety Committee: Proposed ABO Subtyping Consistency Policy Modifications * Proposal (660 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
15 Policy Oversight Committee (POC): Proposal to Allow Non-substantive Changes to the OPTN Policies and Bylaws * Proposal (127 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
16 Transplant Coordinators Committee: Proposal to Notify Patients Having an Extended Inactive Status * Proposal (558 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
17 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal for Adolescent Classification Exception for Pediatric Lung Candidates * Proposal (292 K)   3/14/2014 - 6/13/2014 Submit Your Comments
18 Proposal to Modify Deceased Donor Testing Requirements (Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee (DTAC)) * Proposal (255 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
19 Proposed Histocompatibility Policy Rewrite (Histocompatibility Committee) * Proposal (412 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
20 Proposal to Establish Minimum Requirements for Living Liver Donor Follow-Up (Living Donor Committee) * Proposal (416 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
21 Proposal to Require UNetsm Registration of all Living Donor Organ Candidates Prior to Transplant (Living Donor Committee) * Proposal (193 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
22 Proposal to Revise the Current Method for Flagging for Transplant Program Post-transplant Performance Reviews (Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC)) * Proposal (331 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
23 Proposed Patient Notification of Lack of Transplant Functional Inactivity (Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC)) * Proposal (170 K)   9/6/2013 - 12/6/2013  
24 Proposal to Add Serum Sodium to the MELD Score (Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (253 K)
Exhibit (8 K)  
3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
25 Proposed Changes to the OPTN Bylaws Governing Histocompatibility Laboratories (Histocompatibility Committee) * Proposal (105 K)   3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
26 Proposed Update to the HLA Equivalency Tables in Appendix 3A (Policy 3.0) (Histocompatibility Committee) * Proposal (1.07 MB)   3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
27 Proposal to Clarify Requirements for Independent Donor Advocates at Living Kidney Donor Recovery Centers (Living Donor Committee) * Proposal (68 K)   3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
28 Proposal to Change Pediatric Heart Allocation Policy (Thoracic Organ Transplantation and Pediatric Transplantation Committees) * Proposal (690 K)   3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
29 Proposal to Redefine the Role of the Vice-President of the Board of Directors (Executive Committee) * Proposal (54 K)   3/15/2013 - 6/15/2013  
30 Proposal to Substantially Revise The National Kidney Allocation System (Kidney Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (1.81 MB)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
31 Proposal to Require Reporting of Every Islet Infusion to the OPTN Contractor within 24 Hours of the Infusion (Pancreas Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (337 K)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
32 Proposal to Remove the OPTN Bylaw for the Combined Heart-Lung Transplant Program Designation (Thoracic Organ Transplantation and Membership and Professional Standards Committees (MPSC) * Proposal (236 K)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
33 Proposal to Change the Composition of the OPTN Finance Committee (Executive Committee) * Proposal (332 K)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
34 Proposal to Change the OPTN/UNOS Bylaws to Better Define Notification Requirements for Periods of Functional Inactivity (Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC) * Proposal (531 K)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
35 Proposal to Modify the Imminent and Eligible (I & E) Neurological Death Data Reporting Definitions (Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee) * Proposal (544 K)   9/21/2012 - 12/14/2012  
36 Proposal to Clarify Priority Status for Prior Living Organ Donors Who Later Require a Kidney Transplant (Kidney Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (313 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
37 Proposal to Establish Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) Policy (Kidney Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (669 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
38 Proposal to Include Bridge Donors in the OPTN Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) Program (Kidney Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (646 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
39 Proposal to Allow Transplant Centers to Place Liver Candidates with HCC Exceptions on 'HCC Hold' Without Loss of Accumulated Exception Score (Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (555 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
40 Proposal to Revise the Lung Allocation Score (LAS) System (Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee) * Proposal (1.14 MB)
Exhibit (2.03 MB)  
3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
41 Proposal to Require Reporting of Unexpected Potential and Proven Disease Transmission Involving Living Organ Donors (Living Donor Committee) * Proposal (464 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
42 Proposal to Require Extra Vessel(s) Disposition to be Reported to the OPTN within Five Days of Transplant or Disposal (Operations and Safety Committee (OSC)) * Proposal (497 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
43 Proposal to Document All Locally Assigned Unique Identifiers in the Donor Record (OPO Committee) * Proposal (298 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
44 Proposal to Update and Clarify Language in the DCD Model Elements (OPO Committee) * Proposal (522 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
45 Proposal to Update Data Release Policies (Policy Oversight Committee) * Proposal (298 K)   3/16/2012 - 6/25/2012  
46 OPTN Bylaws Substantive Rewrite of Appendix A: Application and Hearing Procedures for Members and Designated Transplant Programs * Proposal (772 K)   2/3/2012 - 4/6/2012  
47 Kidney Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Clarify Requirements for Waiting Time Modification Requests * Proposal (311 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
48 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Extend the "Share 15" Regional Distribution Policy to "Share 15 National" * Proposal (544 K)
Exhibit (381 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
49 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal For Regional Distribution of Livers for Critically Ill Candidates * Proposal (643 K)
Exhibit (376 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
50 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee: Plain Language Modifications to the Adult and Pediatric Heart Allocation Policies, Including the Requirement of Transplant Programs to Report in UNet a Change in Criterion or Status within Twenty-Four Hours of that Change * Proposal (389 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
51 Ad Hoc International Relations and Ethics Committees: Proposed Revisions to and Reorganization of Policy 6.0 (Transplantation of Non-Resident Aliens), Which Include Changes to the Non-Resident Alien Transplant Audit Trigger Policy and Related Definitions * Proposal (621 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
52 Histocompatibility Committee: Proposed Update to the Calculated PRA (CPRA) * Proposal (416 K)
Exhibit (2.55 MB)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
53 Histocompatibility Committee: Revision of the UNOS Bylaws, the OPTN Bylaws and the OPTN Policies that Govern HLA Laboratories * Proposal (498 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
54 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Establish Requirements for the Informed Consent of Living Kidney Donors * Proposal (556 K)
Exhibit (448 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
55 Living Donor Committee: Proposal To Establish Minimum Requirements for Living Kidney Donor Follow-Up * Proposal (547 K)
Exhibit (399 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
56 Living Donor Committee: Proposal To Establish Requirements for the Medical Evaluation of Living Kidney Donors * Proposal (569 K)
Exhibit (560 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
57 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee: Proposal to Eliminate the Use of an "Alternate" Label when Transporting Organs on Mechanical Preservation Machines and to Require the OPTN Distributed Standardized Label Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee * Proposal (456 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
58 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee: Proposal to Change the Term "Consent" to "Authorization" Throughout Policy When Used in Reference to Organ Donation * Proposal (684 K)   9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
59 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee: Proposal to Modify the Imminent and Eligible (I & E) Neurological Death Data Reporting Definitions * Proposal (582 K)
Exhibit (462 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
60 Policy Oversight Committee (POC): Proposal to Clarify and Improve Variance Policies * Proposal (636 K)
Exhibit (580 K)  
9/16/2011 - 1/12/2012  
61 Test document * Proposal (13 K)   12/12/2010 - 12/12/2011  
62 Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Committee: Proposal for Improved Imaging Criteria for HCC Exceptions * Proposal (594 K)
Exhibit (287 K)  
3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
63 Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Reduce Waiting List Deaths for Adult Liver-Intestine Candidates * Proposal (415 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
64 Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Committee: Proposed Committee-Sponsored Alternative Allocation System (CAS) for Split Liver Allocation * Proposal (456 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
65 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Encourage Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO) to Provide Computed Tomography (CT) Scan if Requested by Transplant Programs, And to Modify Language in 3.7.12.3 for Currency and Readability * Proposal (338 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
66 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Require Updates of Certain Clinical Factors Every 14 Days for Lung Transplant Candidates with Lung Allocation Scores (LAS) of at Least Fifty, And to Modify Policy 3.7.6.3 for Currency and Readability * Proposal (424 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
67 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Allow Outpatient Adult Heart Transplant Candidates Implanted with Total Artificial Hearts (TAH) Thirty Days of Status 1A Time * Proposal (394 K)
Exhibit (375 K)  
3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
68 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Improve the Reporting of Living Donor Status * Proposal (152 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
69 Living Donor Committee: Proposal to Improve the Packaging, Labeling and Shipping of Living Donor Organs, Vessels and Tissue Typing Materials * Proposal (582 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
70 Operations and Safety Committee: Proposal to Require Confirmatory Subtyping of Non-A1 and Non-A1B Donors * Proposal (616 K)
Exhibit (130 K)  
3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
71 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee: Proposal to Standardize Label Requirements for Vessel Storage and Vessel Transport * Proposal (440 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
72 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) and Organ Availability Committees: Proposal to Update and Clarify Language in the DCD Model Elements * Proposal (653 K)
Exhibit (475 K)  
3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
73 Pediatric and Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committees: Proposal to List All Non-Metastatic Hepatoblastoma Pediatric Liver Candidates as Status 1B * Proposal (549 K)
Exhibit (169 K)  
3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
74 Pediatric Transplantation Committee: Proposal to Eliminate the Requirement that Pediatric Liver Candidates Must be Located in a Hospital's Intensive Care Unit to Qualify as Status 1A or 1B * Proposal (479 K)   3/11/2011 - 6/10/2011  
75 Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC), Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee - Proposed Model for Assessing the Effectiveness of Individual OPOs in Key Measures of Organ Recovery and Utilization * Proposal (1.07 MB)   1/21/2011 - 3/29/2011  
76 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to Require Collection of Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Type for Thoracic Organs * Proposal (277 K)
Exhibit (1.66 MB)  
10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
77 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to Clarify Adult Heart Status 1A Language to Enable Consistent Interpretation of Policy and Reflect Current Programming in UNetSM * Proposal (219 K)
Exhibit (1.12 MB)  
10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
78 Living Donor Committee and Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to Clarify which Transplant Program has Responsibility for Elements of the Living Donation Process and to Reassign Reporting Responsibility for Living Donation from the Recipient Transplant Program to the Transplant Program Performing the Living Donor Nephrectomy or Hepatectomy. * Proposal (210 K)   10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
79 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to Establish Qualifications for a Director of Liver Transplant Anesthesia in the OPTN Bylaws * Proposal (178 K)   10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
80 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to Modify the Requirements for Transplant Hospitals that Perform Living Donor Kidney Recoveries * Proposal (182 K)   10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
81 Operations and Safety Committee - Proposal to Prohibit Storage of Hepatitis C Antibody Positive and Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Positive Extra Vessels * Proposal (251 K)
Exhibit (3 MB)  
10/1/2010 - 2/5/2011  
82 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposed Ohio Alternative Local Unit (ALU) * Proposal (339 K)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
83 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposed OneLegacy Split Liver Alternative Allocation System * Proposal (370 K)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
84 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposed Region 2 Split Liver Alternative Allocation System * Proposal (369 K)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
85 Pancreas Transplantation Committee - Proposal to Develop an Efficient, Uniform National Pancreas Allocation System * Proposal (1.77 MB)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
86 Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee (DTAC) - Proposal to Modify OPO and Transplant Center Requirements for Screening, Communicating and Reporting All Potential or Confirmed Donor-Related Disease and Malignancy Transmission Events. * Proposal (1.55 MB)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
87 Histocompatibility Committee - Proposal to Update HLA Equivalences Tables * Proposal (1.45 MB)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
88 Histocompatibility Committee - Proposal to Require that Deceased Donor HLA Typing be Performed by DNA Methods and Identify Additional Antigens for Kidney, Kidney-pancreas, Pancreas, and Pancreas Islet Offers * Proposal (4.21 MB)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
89 Living Donor Committee - Proposal for the Placement of Non-Directed Living Donor Kidneys * Proposal (445 K)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
90 Living Donor Committee - Proposal to Require Reporting of Non-utilized and Redirected Living Donor Organs * Proposal (354 K)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
91 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee - Proposal to Require Use of a Standardized, Internal Label that is Distributed by the OPTN and that Transplant Centers Notify the Recovering OPO when they Repackage an Organ * Proposal (6.95 MB)   3/19/2010 - 7/16/2010  
92 Proposed Modifications to Data Elements on the following Tiedi forms : Transplant Candidate Registration (TCR), Transplant Recipient Registration (TRR), Transplant Recipient Follow-up (TRF), Living Donor Registration (LDR), Living Donor Follow-up (LDF), Deceased Donor Registration (DDR), Histocompatibility Form (HF), and approval of a new Explant Pathology Form for Liver Recipients. * Proposal (4.37 MB)   3/5/2010 - 4/16/2010  
93 Policy Oversight Committee - Proposal to Improve the Variance Appeal Process Affected Policy: 3.4 (Organ Procurement, Distribution and Alternative Systems for Organ Distribution or Allocation) * Proposal (665 K)   10/15/2009 - 2/5/2010  
94 Proposal to Add a Valuable Consideration Disclosure to the Bylaws - Appendix B, Attachment I, Section XIII, C (2) Kidney Transplant Programs that Perform Living Donor Kidney Transplantation and Appendix B, Attachment I, Section XIII, C (4) Liver Transplant Programs that Perform Living Donor Liver Transplantation * Proposal (532 K)   11/13/2009 - 2/5/2010  
95 Ad Hoc Disease Transmission Advisory Committee - Proposal to Modify Requirements for Mandatory HTLV-1/2 Testing for All Potential Deceased Donors Affected/Proposed Policy: Policy 2.2.3.1 (For All Potential Donors) * Proposal (549 K)   8/17/2009 - 9/30/2009  
96 Kidney Transplantation Committee - Proposal to Include Non-Directed Living Donors and Donor Chains in the Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program (Affected Program: Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program) * Proposal (772 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
97 Living Donor Committee - Proposal to Improve the ABO Verification Process for Living Donors (Affected Policies: Policy 12.3.1 - ABO Identification; Policy 12.8.1. - Reporting Requirements) * Proposal (365 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
98 Living Donor Committee - Proposed Guidance for the Medical Evaluation of Living Liver Donors ) * Proposal (514 K)
Exhibit (407 K)  
7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
99 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - OPTN Notification Requirements for OPOs, Transplant Hospitals, and Histocompatibility Labs When Faced with an Adverse Action Taken by Regulatory Agencies (Affected Bylaws: Appendix B (Sections I, II, III): Criteria for OPO, Transplant Hospital, and Histocompatibility Laboratory Membership) * Proposal (880 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
100 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to Change the UNOS Bylaws to Reconcile Discrepancies in Patient Volume Requirements for Full and Conditional Program Approval When Qualifying Kidney, Liver and Pancreas Primary Transplant Physicians (Affected Bylaw: Appendix B, Attachment I) * Proposal (649 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
101 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to Add Language to the OPTN/UNOS Bylaws Requiring Transplant Center and OPO Members to Follow State Law Regarding Anatomical Gifts (Affected Bylaws/Policy: Article I, Sec 1.10, Appendix B, Section I and II, and Policy 3.4: Organ Procurement, Distribution and Alternative Systems for Organ Distribution or Allocation) * Proposal (673 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
102 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee - Proposal to Change Requirements for Labeling and Packaging Organs Procured by Visiting Transplant Center Teams and for OPO Labeling of Tissue Typing Materials (Affected Policy: Policy 5.0 Standardized Packaging, Labeling and Transporting of Organs, Vessels and Tissue Typing Materials (Organ Procurement Organization) (OPO) Committee) * Proposal (390 K)   7/10/2009 - 9/14/2009  
103 Kidney Transplantation Committee and Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee -Proposed listing requirements for simultaneous liver-kidney transplant candidates (Policy proposed: 3.5.10 - Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation) * Proposal (1.17 MB)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
104 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to create regional distribution of livers for Status 1 liver candidates (Policy affected: 3.6 - Allocation of Livers) * Proposal (530 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
105 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to create regional distribution of livers for MELD/PELD candidates (Policy affected 3.6 - Allocation of Livers) * Proposal (581 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
106 Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to standardize MELD/PELD exception criteria and scores (Policy affected: 3.6.4.5 - Liver Candidates with Exceptional Cases) * Proposal (532 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
107 Thoracic Organ Transplantation Committee - Proposal to add the factors current bilirubin and change in bilirubin to the lung allocation score (LAS) (Policy affected: 3.7.6.1 (Candidates Age 12 and Older) * Proposal (635 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
108 Living Donor Committee - Proposal to modify the high risk donor policy to protect the confidential health information of potential living donors (Policy affected: 4.1.1 - Communication of Donor History) * Proposal (346 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
109 Membership and Professional Standards Committee - Proposal to change the OPTN/UNOS Bylaws to clarify the process for reporting changes in key personnel (Bylaw affected: Appendix B, Section II,E (Key Personnel); Appendix B, Attachment 1, Section III (Changes in Key Personnel) * Proposal (630 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  
110 Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Committee - Proposal to clarify, reorganize and update OPTN policies on OPO and transplant center packaging, labeling and shipping practices (Policy affected: 5.0 (Standardized Packaging, Labeling and Transporting of Organs, Vessels and Tissue Typing Materials) * Proposal (538 K)   2/6/2009 - 4/24/2009  

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