(a) For the purposes of this subchapter, the term “human body parts” means any portion
of a living human body, including, but not limited to, organs, tissues, eyes, bones,
veins, and arteries, except that the term shall not mean hair and blood.
(b) It is unlawful for any person in the District of Columbia to buy, to offer to
buy, to sell, to offer to sell, or to procure through purchase any human body part
for any reason, including, but not limited to, medical and specific uses, such as
transplantation, implantation, infusion, or injection.
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