Mar. 16, 1985
Law 5-189, the “Prohibition of the Buying and Selling of Human Body Parts Act of 1984,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-398, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 4, 1984, and December 18, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 11, 1985, it was assigned Act No. 5-254 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.